Entries by Kate Harrad from 01/2012

True Friends and False Dichotomies

| Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

I can't help noticing that a lot of self-help advice is not actually that useful. Being inspirational is all very well, but being told, for example, "stop worrying" and "stop blaming other people for your problems" and "you can't love others till you love yourself" is getting a bit grating.

The Karaoke Expansion

| Posted 01.19.2012 | UK Lifestyle

So karaoke has been around in the UK for quite a while now. Like most people, I've done my share of tipsily emoting to You're So Vain or Smells Like Teen Spirit while my friends watched politely and waited for their turn.