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I have to admit I didn’t really watch Sesame Street much growing up. I have no idea why – I liked The Muppets, and I LOVED Fraggle Rock (my poor parents, having to listen to that theme song all the long day as I imagine I subjected them to) – but Sesame Street didn’t much do it for me. Now,… Read more →

On leaving Twitter

A couple of months back I decided to consciously uncouple from my personal Twitter account. Yes I may well have turned into Gwyneth, but honestly, ‘conscious uncoupling’ is the best term for it. Twitter and I had become joined at the hip, like couples often are. It was impossible to imagine one without the other, as often happens with couples. Or,… Read more →

My improv debut

IMPROV. I DO IMPROV NOW. I, like, officially do it. Here is proof:   More photos from improv last week. Roland, @kizcakes and I talking about my sunshine being blocked and no tan happening in my own back garden A photo posted by Krystina Nellis (@flyingnelly) on Jul 28, 2015 at 6:14am PDT There’s this:   In case you were… Read more →

On scary shit

I’m writing this from my sickbed. So that’s… yaaaaaaay? A couple of weeks back I wrote about things I’ve learned in 2015 so far. I would like to add something to that: Being scared is not a good enough reason not to do something. This is one I really struggle with. Mainly because things that seem cast-iron sensible to others… Read more →

On being halfway through 2015

So we’re six whole months into 2015. HOW HAS IT BEEN SO FAR? Well, for me it’s been a bit of a rollercoaster. I’ve never been particularly good at listening to my gut instinct, particularly because it often goes against what is considered sensible. At the start of the year I decided that had to change, because being sensible wasn’t… Read more →

On my ‘creative writing’ and music

So, for starters: the blog’s been neglected because I’ve turned my attention more towards scriptwriting of late, and between that and the copywriting (also writing, you may note) it doesn’t leave a whole lot of writing energy for this. Alas. I’m trying to figure some stuff out on that front, and will hopefully start posting things that tick both those… Read more →