Author: Matt

January 30, 2017 / Am I Old?

There was once a time when I went to bed at night, and awoke again in the morning, unaware of the time passing in between. Those were the days of unbroken sleep and waking refreshed.

Sleep has changed since getting older.…

January 26, 2017 / Trying To Adult

All those years of study. All that debt. For what?

So many people gather themselves an education, get some nice certificates, and end up doing nothing with it. You might expect that someone who decides to do a degree in Communications is just wasting their time on something that they will never work in.…

January 19, 2017 / Trying To Adult

You’re out, your phone signal is terrible, but you need to know what time to local supermarket closes. You try to bring up the web page, but it stops loading at around 30% and just tells you it can’t connect. What kind of medieval times are you living in?…

January 16, 2017 / Am I Old?

There used to be a time when I could sit however I wanted. I could do an activity without a care for how long it took, and not suffer any dramas from it. Those days are gone.

This issue came to light when I needed to cut my toenails.…

January 12, 2017 / Trying To Adult

It’s amazing enough someone decided to emply you, but the fact that they actually pay you for turning up still surprises you. More amazing is that if you are sick, or decide to be “sick”, they still hold your job for you until you return.…

January 9, 2017 / Trying To Adult

“You’ll spoil your appetite.” Parents are mean when it comes to sweets and treats. They ration them as if they are the most expensive thing in the store. Now you’re buying your own food, you notice that these things cost less than fruit.…

January 5, 2017 / Am I Old?

What is life preparing me for, and what use will the excessive nasal hair be on this journey?

The hair in my nose used to be normal. One day, it grew there and then stayed at a fixed length, in a comfortable quantity.…

January 2, 2017 / Trying To Adult

There’s nothing to watch on TV, so you browse the various sections on Netflix and check the TV channels for something to entertain you. There’s nothing, except that dumb sounding show that people at work seem to talk about all the time.…

December 29, 2016 / Am I Old?

When I first felt muscle/joint discomfort after a night of sleep, I wondered what it was, and what I’d done to cause it. There was a time where I would monitor a random ache or pain that would appear, so to see if it got worse, or required any medical attention.…

December 26, 2016 / Trying To Adult

You get your own place, and you realise that as master of your domain, you can do anything you want. There’s an unease around the fact that you no longer need to seek permission to make things happen. To make use of this new found power, you decide to get a pet.…