I don’t know anything about coffee. I know how to boil a kettle, and how to pour water into a cup, but I don't know anything about dialling in, roasting, cupping, Aeropress, V60s, Chemex, tasting notes or any of the technical jargon. In fact, I actually had to google “coffee language” to be able to… Continue reading 6 Things Dating A Barista Has Taught Me.
Up until 5th April 2017, I was a distinctly average 23 year old. Average height, average weight, slightly below average shoe size and generally nothing to write home about. I was two months into the Salon Manager promotion that I’d been pursuing for the past two years, was working full time as a dog groomer… Continue reading The Trials and Tribulations of Being Diagnosed With an Incurable Illness
Good evening ladies and gentlemen and welcome back to Morganifesto. It's been nearly three months since the last time I posted, which is frankly, an absolutely abysmal effort. Bear with me though, for I have plenty of excuses lined up and ready to go and, in my defence, these last three months have been a… Continue reading Not Worth Reading Vol. 2
It hasn't escaped my notice that the title of this blog post teamed up with the title of my last blog post is somewhat ironic. So the long and the short of it all is that my cynicism towards Valentine’s Day as a concept has proven to be well rooted, as my would-be relationship to… Continue reading Six Ways Of Dealing With A Break Up In The Most Dignified And Noble Way Possible.
What's this? Two posts in quick succession? What a new and novel concept. On the subject of novel concepts, it was Valentine's Day yesterday. I still can't work out how I feel about it - I remember being being unnecessarily cynical about it as teenager but I can never quite work out why. I seem… Continue reading I Don’t Really Know How To Feel About Valentine’s Day
If you know me well, you’ll know that I have been known to describe myself as a writer. Cringe. There is of course one major issue with this claim – it’s very rare that I ever seem to write anything. Thus I find myself here – in an ambiently lit bar-slash-cafe in the middle of […]
I've had this post knocking around in various forms for probably nearing three years now. It's a subject that I feel quite passionate about, and thus I find it very hard to articulate myself eloquently enough to put into words exactly what I want to say. There's a lot of ground to cover and, given… Continue reading World Mental Health Day 2016