writing

How Ed Sheeran’s Mentors Helped Me Write Again

August 26, 2018
Holy shit balls, It’s Character Building is two years old! I write from a Quaker retreat. Nope, I’ve not dropped out of normal life and joined the movement, rather I’m at a songwriting retreat led by my favourite musicians...
confidence

Maybe there is nothing else to say?

July 11, 2018
Writing something meaningful every week gets hard. It brings about a mini crisis of confidence every time I put hands to keyboard. After 62 published blog posts for It’s Character Building, as well as a fuck tonne for other...
relationships

Relationships that are as unique as us

January 17, 2018
Ok, so it’s weeks like this when I realise how much work I still have left to do on myself and my relationships with others. I thought I was pretty sorted when it comes to friendships. Mainly because I...
blogging

Do it anyway

January 8, 2018
When I started blogging a year and a half ago, I did so with the intention of doing something creative that might make people happy. I was inspired by Emily Coxhead who’s quite literally in the business of making people happy...