• Cherryboy commented on the post, amount 6 years, 3 months ago

    “You’ll never amount to anything,” they said. “You’ll never make it. You’ll spend your working life sweeping the streets.”

    He remembers this, every time he receives yet more praise for another completed IT project, another cheque cashed at the bank, another email from an agent asking him if he’ll consider working for them.

    Screw dyslexia.

  • Cherryboy commented on the post, barrel 6 years, 3 months ago

    The most delicious things come in barrels. Wine, beer, whisky. Aged in wood, carefully nurtured until they reach the bottle. The best whiskies are matured in old sherry barrels, did you know that?

  • Cherryboy commented on the post, female 6 years, 3 months ago

    Wow. What a word to start the new year. I’m not female, obviously. Even though for most of my life everyone but me thought I was. Now I’m seen by others as the man I always was inside, and that’s great.