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...
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...

Blog-iversary

August 25, 2017
A year ago I fucked up an entire wall in my spare room, brainstorming what I could do to make the world a slightly better place. The only thing I could think of (that I might be any good...