Tag Archives: balance

balance #17

So I broke my sleep. In the last couple of years I’d been putting some serious cracks in it, stress waking me up in the middle of the night. Over time it turned into reverse insomnia, falling asleep within minutes at the start of the night, but waking up and not being able to get […]

“balance #16”

This is probably a little aspirational. After a bruising few weeks I came home from work last night, before a day off, feeling like I’d done everything I could. And that I could leave it behind. All of the balance pictures have been about keeping the difficult things in my life up in the air, […]


This was going to start off like so many recent posts – been tired, took a long time to work on this, bla bla. But it was worse, a new insomnia and a new level of stress. Waking up at 5am and not being able to get back to sleep. Waking up at 4am, waking […]


tinned meat #3 “Hi again, a picture about working bloody hard to stay in one spot and not go backwards… Not long after starting my new job the other designer left, and the next week my boss’ wife had a baby. So 5 weeks in, I was sitting in the office by myself with the […]

“balance #13”

This is when the wheels really fell off… Halfway through my six weeks of chemotherapy, my wife’s grandfather died. Two days later I got sacked from my job. They gave me four weeks notice out of a feeling of guilt. No shit. We later laughed that if it was the plot of a movie or […]