It’s the little luxuries (mostly)

For the last few years I’ve been poor, not quite abject poverty but almost. Living existing with depression took away my reasoning, it totally tanked my decision making skills – and my life and business suffered for it. Which led to poverty. Watching every...
Emergence

Emergence

There have been so many changes in myself and my life over the last few years which have brought me to this place of emergence into a new life. A place where I accept that I am the pilot of my own life, a place where I accept responsibility for all my choices, a place...

A Bunch of Geeks – the idea

We mill around the lobby of a four star hotel, cosplayers looking awesome, geeky tees worn proudly, all our quirks on display … and we know that there are ‘normal’ people looking at us and thinking “what a bunch of geeks”. Some, not all,...

ESTA Success : Jack Knight

Jack Knight is a graphic artist and owner of Knighttime Creations. Here is his story.  What successes have you had from being part of the ESTA community? I’ve made some great connections with other local business owners which has led to a variety of commissioned...

A Little More Conversation

It’s been there, niggling at the recesses of my mind, there’s been something missing – and it’s been missing for a long time. Conversation. And I’m not talking small talk, and I’m not meaning discussions of various (and awesome) geeky movies/tv shows. Although the...

Not Wanting To Be Here

I am here, I will always be here … and yet I’m tired, and I do not want to be here. I do not want to be in this place of sadness and failure. I no longer wish to reside in the land of lack and loss. I want to be … elsewhere, anywhere but here. In the...