Cold Front by Laura Welsh – Inspiring

A year after its release, I have found, have become completely charmed and inspired by and will now treasure Laura Welsh's song 'Cold Front' and its visually stunning video for these reasons... Last night, in bed, willing the hours, minutes, seconds of a Sunday night not to pass too quickly and for Monday to stay as far off in the distance as possible I stumbled upon something that moved me. I was watching Season 2 of ABC's Mistresses, my new guilty pleasure that I  have been watching the evenings I spend home. Admittedly, Mistresses is more engaging than profound, more escapism than thought provoking, but it's addictive and it's all about women, sex and relationships - so therefore I kind of like it for whine down time. In the getting to know each other phase of a hot heterosexual couple, possibly the most heated of scenes in Mistresses thus far, this song (unknown to me at this point) starts playing. The man, an...
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A Social Media – Existential Crisis…

So today I woke up with a desire to write. I mean, I live with the dull ache to write, everyday.  Ayesha, why aren't you writing that book? Leave Twitter and Tumblr and Pinterest and LinkedIn and Charms of a Dandizette alone - stop digitising and just put pen to paper and write that book. OK, so I am not putting pen to paper now either and I have turned to Wordpress to pour out my soul this morning. But the beautiful thing about this digital world, which, ironically, is heavily dependent upon one of the greatest elements of the human condition, is how simple it is to share and self express. I am not talking about the over sharers whose only dealings with social media is to put cringe worthy or tasteless narcissistic posts on Facebook. I am talking about artists and illustrators, poets and playwrights, the - creatives that use social media as a tool to offload, as...
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