The safety of self-deprecation

Like many people, I struggle to take compliments.  This was brought home to me after I finished a moot and found myself unable to accept people telling me I’d done a good job.  It seems like such an asinine difficulty.  Am I so wrapped up in my perceived weakness that I can’t accept praise from … Continue reading The safety of self-deprecation


Give us some credit

This piece from BuzzFeed has been doing the rounds recently.  If you haven’t read it, go ahead.  It’s (unnecessarily) long.  I’ll wait. Oh, you didn’t read it.  Ok, the tl;dr is that being a millennial is terribly bad.  It’s difficult to synthesise any kind of coherent thesis from this lengthy whinge, but it gets close … Continue reading Give us some credit