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Some things i learned today and got really excited about and wriggled around in my seat a lot and some of my thoughts on thoughts
(This is the start of 10 weeks on marxism with my super cool lecturer jonathan wolff who i am starstruck by because he is a really awesome philosopher and author and does bio ethics stuff and things about animal research ethics and i am super lucky because i can tell its gonna be AWESOME)

Some things i learned today and got really excited about and wriggled around in my seat a lot and some of my thoughts on thoughts (This is the start of 10 weeks on marxism with my super cool lecturer jonathan wolff who i am starstruck by because he is a really awesome philosopher and author and does bio ethics stuff and things about animal research ethics and i am super lucky because i can tell its gonna be AWESOME)

back at uni learning stuff reading books getting more educated replacing the fluff between my ears with some considered critical evaluative skills and about to go to my first marxism lecture and will soon find out if this term is going to turn me into a radical marxist disillusioned by the bourgeoisie and ready to smash the system!!!!!

back at uni learning stuff reading books getting more educated replacing the fluff between my ears with some considered critical evaluative skills and about to go to my first marxism lecture and will soon find out if this term is going to turn me into a radical marxist disillusioned by the bourgeoisie and ready to smash the system!!!!!

Anonymous asked: Whats the most positive thing you have done, that has had the biggest impact on your life?

i acknowledged that i was wrong about myself. for years i tortured myself and dwelled on bad things, spent a lot of time alone and remained convinced that i was an intrinsically bad, broken person who was destined to be miserable and, even worse, that i deserved to be so. it took a long time for me to begin to see that i was wrong and to accept that i could make a change. it is incredibly difficult to change the way you feel about yourself but just making the choice to start having a little trust in myself and my good intentions, learning to value myself and stop crushing my own hopes and dreams was the first step that opened the door to a lifetime of possibilities. before, i thought i was bad and nothing i could do would ever change that. now i have finally seen that i am not, life has changed from me drowning in a sea of black thoughts, desperately clutching to reasons that maybe i ought stay alive. now i know that i deserve to be alive in our beautiful, magical world, and instead of feeling crushing guilt at my own existence, i want to use the gift of my existence. i want to love the world as it loves me, to live a life of self-improvement and kindness, and to realise that life is what i make it. i have the right and the power to make it worthwhile and accepting my ability to do that was the open door that brought light to my life. love and peace are always within reach ✌️💕

columbia road 🌻🌻🌻

columbia road 🌻🌻🌻

black

black

don’t like green tea? try this and think again 💕

don’t like green tea? try this and think again 💕

today i am going artisan tea-shopping and here’s a fantastic fact about tea from yumchaa.com (probably my favourite tea company!)

"Oolong tea is taken so seriously in Taiwan that the government were responsible for implementing the grading system that’s used. There are 17 grades of Taiwanese Oolong in all ranging from standard (the bottom end of the scale) right up to Finest to Choice. The full list is below:
Standard, On Good, Good, Fully Good, Good Up, Good to Superior, On Superior, Superior, Fully Superior, Superior Up, Superior To Fine, On Fine, Fine, Fine Up, Fine to Finest, Finest, Finest to Choice.”

everything oatmeal (cinnamon, molasses, coconut, coconut cream, linseed, gojiberries, almond butter, figs & cocoa nibs)

everything oatmeal (cinnamon, molasses, coconut, coconut cream, linseed, gojiberries, almond butter, figs & cocoa nibs)

dr martens hella popular in my flat

dr martens hella popular in my flat

all black errything

all black errything

Anonymous asked: Hey i'm starting UCL next week and i really nervous about meeting new people and the whole freshers and enrollment process like freshers fair, freshers ball, joining societies, living with strangers, (i'm going to be in a student house, i live in London but i want to be more social). I was wondering if you could give me any tips or advice for starting Uni thanks

the best advice i can give you is to just bite the bullet and immerse yourself in the freshers activities if you want to experience the social side of university. personally i did not do any freshers student activities, lived in a house with random non-students and made no friends at uni whatsoever! no-one knew who the fuck i was! i am a really awkward and socially inept sort of person anyway but i do sort of regret making no effort to meet people or join any societies. if you are studying a humanities subject you don’t spend much class time together and have different seminar groups etc which makes it hard to talk to people and a lot of students living in halls have sort of grouped themselves by the time you get a chance to know them which can be intimidating!  literally i am the biggest hypocrite saying this as an anxious silent person but if you can manage it it’s really important to talk to people and remember they are just like you and nervous too and in your head it probably seems like a bigger deal than it is! i am lucky/lazy because i already knew some people in london prior to uni but if i had no friends at all i would be SO lonely! good luck <3

drawin and ting

drawin and ting

got really grossed out @ the hunterian museum, actual human face in a jar (they had pickled babies as well)

got really grossed out @ the hunterian museum, actual human face in a jar (they had pickled babies as well)