All tagged Grown Ups

Growing up sounds shit. Don’t grow up they say because it’s a trap and it’s true! You spend your entire youth wishing you were older so you can get to do all these ‘super cool things’ childhood negates. And then whilst you’re reading TV Hits Magazine and swooning over Drazic in Heartbreak High… SHAZAM you’re an adult and you realize being a grown ass person is bullshit! I still am under the grand illusion that I’m 17 avoiding responsibility as effectively as I’ve avoided heterosexuality! However the only thing that reminds me that I’m in my thirties are 3 day hangovers after one glass of wine, and when I say “I wish the DJ will play some cheesy chart music!” on a night out… and by that I mean pop music… from my iPod…circa 1994.

Although we may all be getting on a bit… there are certain things that will never ever change no matter how old your sorry ass is!

I loved being 23! It was a nice age to be old enough to be considered an actual adult, but still young enough to get away with juvenile antics like rocking up to work still heavily intoxicated… and not giving a single fuck because you were just temping and still hadn’t figured out what you wanted to do with your life. Just over a year ago I wrote a post about My 16 year old self and things I would tell me if I had a Delorean time machine and a lighting bolt that could generate 1.21 gigawats in order for me to go back and have a word with myself. So for the sake of consistency and the fact that I’m feeling super nostalgic right now, I thought I would list 10 things I would have told my 23 year old self…