Posting for myself

The past two weeks have been happily spent running around London, Leeds, and York. As The Boyfriend puts it, there’s photographer fodder no matter where I look, and I’ve rarely ever been this shutter happy. I’ve taken to posting my photos on Instagram, and for the first time since I started my account, there’s some…

Being shameless

I am an aspiring painter. I am an aspiring entertainer. I am… not getting anywhere because I have no idea how to promote myself. Raised to never talk about my abilities to others (because “people will notice it themselves without you boasting.”),  broadcasting what I can do feels so counterintuitive, I change the topic before…

Consistency: The Dilettante Problem

Dorian Grey, the wretched old man who got away with everything because of his Adonis-like good looks. He dabbled in music, art, and all sorts of other things – he was a dilettante. And the moment I read that about him, I realised I had found the one word to describe me. Dilettante. Like most…