How to be treated well anywhere in the world?

Personally, I don’t get treated badly by people too often, even in places which are famous for their unfriendliness. However, I happen to hear that it’s easy for attractive people to be well perceived and offered help when needed. In my view, attractiveness works both...

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Trying to go off alcohol. Why?

It's been over a month since I don't drink alcohol. Proud to announce that I didn't even have a single sip of it. This has been due to two factors. I will be turning 38 this month and want to look and feel great for as long as possible and alcohol will not help on...

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Lee. When your friend takes his own life.

Lee was my first English friend in Brighton. I met him a few months after I moved from Scotland down the south. He was introduced to me by Marta, our mutual friend from Spain, who worked with me in a sports store. It was October 2006 and I have just ended up homeless...

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