A simple guide to choosing friends and alienating normal people.

What’s the most despicable thing you’ve ever done?

Take a moment to think about it; I’ve got time.

If you’ve ever been with me in a social situation, it’s likely you’ve been asked this before. This question is typical of the conversation starters I throw into the mix when with a group of people. The less close we are, the better. The less socially appropriate the question — or more specifically the answers — the better. I find questions such as this to be the perfect litmus test when deciding…

Lauren Garforth — Weak in the upper story

It’s stories that bring me here. Stories behind images. Stories behind stories. Stories behind an abstract extract of conversation you once heard on a bus.

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