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  • Happiness is only real when shared

    April 11, 2021 by

    Last week, over a few days (because I’m an easily distracted Millennial), I watched the film Into The Wild for the first time. If you haven’t seen it, pop it on your ‘to-watch’ list because it’s one of those films that’ll embed themselves into your being – in a really good way. It’s beautifully scripted… Read more

  • Knowing Nada – a short story

    April 3, 2021 by

    The black streets of Zagreb were shiny with rain. Above the traffic, the noise, the movement, almost-frozen raindrops ricocheted off the grand building facades. Their silhouettes reared up against the dead black sky as tall as the cliffs that marked the edge of the island Ana Horvat called home. But unlike her beloved coastline, these… Read more

  • How New Zealand crushed Covid

    April 3, 2021 by

    If you read my last post about what paper airplanes can teach us about failure, you’ll know I recently lost a pitch to write scripts for a famous YouTuber. This is the second sample I wrote for them, which I’m posting here in case anyone finds it interesting! As with the other one, it’s not… Read more

  • A lesson in failure from a champion paper airplane maker

    April 2, 2021 by

    I recently pitched for a scriptwriting project scripting videos for a massive YouTuber to broaden my skillset and earn some extra money. Unfortunately I wasn’t successful, so I’ve repurposed my sample scripts as blog posts so they don’t go entirely to waste. Here’s one of them – about failure, funnily enough. I hope you enjoy… Read more

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