How to be Dead: A book series by Dave Turner

'In the deepest hour of the night, confess to yourself that you would die if you were forbidden to write. And look deep into your heart where it spreads its roots, the answer, and ask yourself, must I write?' - Rainer Maria Rilke I'm not a natural when it comes to reading, I mean, don't get … Continue reading How to be Dead: A book series by Dave Turner

How I Created My Own Burger with the Fat Hippo

'At the base level, a burger is a piece of meat and a bun with something on it. It's simple but it seems to make a lot of people happy' - Danny Meyer Way back in August last year I sent this tweet to Newcastle Burger joint The Fat Hippo: https://twitter.com/honestlyhelen/status/632148981930438656 Little did I know that … Continue reading How I Created My Own Burger with the Fat Hippo

When Does Debate Become Trolling?

‘Now don’t be offended this is all my opinion ain’t nothing that I’m saying law’ - India Irie I love to debate but I hate to argue. The problem is, one inevitably follows the other, especially if you happen to be in the pub or alcohol is somehow involved. It’s easier face to face though, … Continue reading When Does Debate Become Trolling?

The Bird Is The Word: My 6 Years on Twitter

'We're on Twitter with one side of our personality, and Facebook with another, and LinkedIn with another side of our personality, and we're toggling between them. That's just a version of what an impostor does: shifting from one side of their personality to another with lightning speed' - Walter Kirn I joined Twitter on 10 May … Continue reading The Bird Is The Word: My 6 Years on Twitter