Do you have visions of wild success that remain out of reach? Has life failed to provide the paycheque that you hoped to receive?
Don’t worry, it’s not your fault, your teaching was faulty.
Medium makes it easy to believe the absence of success is your fault. Work harder, be more productive, get up earlier, take cold showers, drink bulletproof, follow the habits of CEOs and read more books whilst being a digital nomad.
Popular stories proclaim answers, while you sit, lonely, broke and full of hope, trying to channel the joy of another’s success into your broken life. …
Day 1: Monday 16th March 2020
Mondays are always tough, aren’t they? My brain struggled to fumble it’s way around planning my week of work, on this groggy Monday morning. Overwhelming desire to eat carbs, especially crisps.
Day 2: Tuesday 17th March 2020
Woke feeling ill, which was a genuine relief. It explained that Monday’s fumbling pace wasn’t a belated hangover, it was the early stages of illness putting pressure on my immune system. Finished the day feeling excited at the prospect of getting Coronavirus done ASAP.
Day 3: Wednesday 18th March 2020
Full blown Covid-19 symptoms. Woke up late with aching joints which hurt when pressure is applied to them. Temperature has risen and my headache requires constant paracetemol consumption. Dry cough has appeared, a slight, mild cough that’s causing very little disturbance. The sore throat is always there alongside a gentle rasping tightness of the lungs. The most frustrating symptom is the woozy brain fog which has made reading emails or cooking dinner into disorienting activities. The virus has reduced me to a bed-bound Netflix bucket, only well enough to watch a single episode before taking a nap, then repeat. …
In the back yard of a Brooklyn pizzeria is a trailblazer in food media.
“We call that the awkward date table” says Kat, looking out of the recording studio into Roberta’s Pizza Restaurant, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. “When people realise we’re recording a radio show in here, they either love it… or they look a bit uncomfortable.”
Heritage Radio Network is the world’s only radio station dedicated entirely to food, and possibly the only radio station broadcast from two converted shipping containers in the back yard of a pizza restaurant. Situated at the back of a nieghbourhood pizzeria, they deliver 35+ shows a week to foodophiles listening around the world. …