Stress, Overthinking, & Computer Back-ups

It was a Tuesday. I wasn’t feeling great, my throat and chest were at me, the bastards. I was still pretty tired from the Stag the weekend before, but I was sitting down to be productive, get some work done. This was the beginning of the most stressful period of my Masters so far. How… Continue reading Stress, Overthinking, & Computer Back-ups

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The #VillainTheory and Emotional Intelligence

There’s been a few thoughts floating around my head the last week or so. At first I thought they were completely independent but I realized pretty quickly that they’re connected. I’ll explain both of them briefly anyway and we’ll go from there. If you follow me on Twitter (@DaraghFleming) you might have noticed that I… Continue reading The #VillainTheory and Emotional Intelligence

Tell Me I’m Amazing

**POETRY ALERT** I'll be honest, I can't remember when I wrote this. Seems pretty dope though so give it a lash. Pure artistic and trippy. If you worship the ground I walk on it makes it difficult for me to know where to step next. This overwhelming admiration makes it hard for me to be… Continue reading Tell Me I’m Amazing

New Year, New Bullshit

Things Numpties say on January 1st: ‘New Year New Me’ ‘Absolutely smashed my goals in 2017 and am ready to take on 2018, bring it on!’ ‘2018 is my year, wait and see #Haters’ ‘I didn’t lose a lot of friends in 2017, I just found out who the real ones are, onwards and upwards… Continue reading New Year, New Bullshit

Homecoming Vibes

Up until last Tuesday, I hadn’t been home in about 2 and a half months. The last time was at the start of October. I’ve been staying busy, what’s a fella to do? It did get me thinking though about my favorite part of being away from home. You know that feeling you get, when… Continue reading Homecoming Vibes

Why it’s Awkward to be a Straight Guy Right Now

It's kind of uncomfortable to be a straight guy right now. There’s a weird sentence. It’s also a very true sentence. In fairness, we’re not being represented in the media very well of late, with countless celebs being unmasked as abusers, perverts, and just generally being assholes. But their behaviour doesn’t represent my behaviour, or… Continue reading Why it’s Awkward to be a Straight Guy Right Now

Next Episode

You ever finish a season of a tv show, so that the next episode you watch is the first episode of the new season? Of course you have we’re literally all obsessed with tv. Ever notice that when that happens there’s always an undefined time lapse between the end of last season, and the beginning… Continue reading Next Episode

Festivals Abroad: The Pros and Cons

Festivals are absolutely incredible. At festivals you can find all walks of life, in any circumstances at any time. If you're from Ireland at a festival, you're almost guaranteed to find someone you know from home too. In my abundant, 5 whole years of adult life, I've gotten around to a few. I've gotten to… Continue reading Festivals Abroad: The Pros and Cons