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‘So, what do you do?’ – a question that tends to fill me with fear whenever it is asked, mostly due to my inability to produce a worthy answer, followed by a panicked inner inquisition that questions whether I do in fact do anything at all. Unless what one does has some sort of job title, it doesn’t seem valid – so when asked the dreaded question, I’ve started responding with the following job roles. I am now a completely valid person.


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