It is Time

~ Trigger Alert ~   I have never feared death. But yet I fear change. I feel the pain of loss and mourn those who have passed. Some I wish were still here.  Was it really their time to go? Death, our attitudes to it, well, that's a curious thing.  We like to pretend in... Continue Reading →


Inside Out

~ Trigger Alert ~ Tall, skinny, fair ... I had it all.  The only problem was that those adjectives only applied in my family; anyone over five foot and less than a size eighteen qualified.  To the rest of the world, what was I?  What am I? I've always struggled to see myself from the... Continue Reading →

Life is a Seesaw

Looking back, I'm not entirely sure if I ever really enjoyed the seesaw; it was probably the biggest 'thrill' ride of the playground (those rusty, heavy roundabouts required a strong and enthusiastic being to go anything faster than a revolving display unit) but I've never been one for thrills.  (Or frills, for that matter).  There... Continue Reading →

The Blame Game

What does being an adult, reaching maturity really mean?  I think that one of the most important definitions, if you will, or maybe criteria, is being able to take responsibility for yourself.  We are born helpless and within not so many years we are weaned, potty trained and have learnt to walk.  These are huge... Continue Reading →

The Mask I Wear

~ Trigger Alert! ~ It’s funny because I actually hate wearing masks, claustrophobic with scratchy edges, eyeholes positioned carefully to be in the wrong place for me blearily staring out without the safety of my glasses underneath.  It was cool to use masks in our drama work at school, I’d wriggle out, try and find... Continue Reading →

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