A Fragrant Vagrant

Have you ever had the sensation of floating? I mean, in terms of the whole direction in which you are headed in life; disconnected somewhat, not fulfilling your purpose to your true potential. There’s this part of me, let’s call…

Trotzdem Ja Zum Leben Sagen

I can’t say for certain that I am in a position in my current state of being- or level of comprehension for that matter- to be able to fully appreciate the insights put forward in the most recent piece of…

Back To Normality?

I boarded the plane at Denpasar Airport at the beginning of the month, full of surprised excitement. I say surprised, because I had been relatively enthused about getting away in the first place, to remove myself from the metropolitan hysteria…

Grey-Haired Revelations

Another birthday has come and gone, the (not very many) remnants of sponge cake are discarded into the bin, and I am left contemplating time yet again. Not just the speed at which it passes, but the degree to which…

Ravenous Comfort

You may or may not know, dear reader, that I had been experiencing somewhat of a challenging period of late. My previous entry described some inner-conflict at play; morale dilemmas formed by my own hand, and tough decisions that I…

Inner Conflict

Ever found yourself wondering, How the fuck did I get into this mess? I have been asking this of myself lately, and it has caused me to reflect on similar inner-dialogues where I’ve posed the same question. I’ve come to the conclusion,…

Choose Wisely

There is something quite terrifying about the vastness of possibility. There are any number of paths that one can take, at any given point in time, and every choice we make has a profound effect upon the direction in which…

Order And Chaos

I am somewhat of an idyllic dreamer, for my sins. I spend a vast majority of my time floating between this world and the next, allowing my mind to wander aimlessly like a candy wrapper caught in the breeze, as…

Serve Thyself

It was something that a student said to me after class one day- deeply inquisitive and thought-provoking in its delivery- that has brought me to the page on this bright Monday afternoon. Actually now that I think of it, it wasn’t…

What Makes Martin Murphy Tick

In ‘What Makes You Tick’ I get the chance to pick the brains of some inspirational people from all walks of life, in the hope that by sharing ideas we can continue to progress, push our limits, and inspire each…