Silly Sausage

South Korea – Jeju Island ~ 2013 I am pale. Very, very pale. Like Nosferatu pale. Really I shouldn’t ever see sunlight – that would probably work out best for me. But the heart wants what it wants unfortunately, which is to go outside and not live in a cave all of my life. SoContinue reading “Silly Sausage”

Adult Movies and Angry Stares

I think as an eternally awkward and embarrassed individual certain scenarios are made doubly worse and triply…trebly…erm – errrr…three times as dramatic as they should be. Phew, that was an ordeal in itself!  But I have somewhat come to terms with this fact and now consider myself to be a somewhat fully functioning nervous wreck, asContinue reading “Adult Movies and Angry Stares”

Judging (The DON’T Judge Challenge)

There’s something particularly unsettling about the recent #Don’tJudgeChallenge that’s doing the rounds…a trend which purports to be powered by a positive message, but misses the mark in a rather obvious and cruelly ironic way… Here is the so called ‘best of’ just in case you don’t know what I’m on about (TOP TIP: It’s reallyContinue reading “Judging (The DON’T Judge Challenge)”

Arguments with Children

Arguments with children…I don’t know why I even allow myself to be suckered in – EVERY SINGLE TIME. Perhaps it’s some kind of vague ambition to truly educate, and make a difference…so that years in the future the now fully grown child reminisces and admits: “He was right! I’m so thankful he steered me in the rightContinue reading “Arguments with Children”

Glasses Half-Full

I wish that I suited glasses…I am jealous of people who look distinguished, and interesting with a nice pair of specs – so to combat this I permanently live under the illusion that I have just not found the right pair…so still I search, and search…hoping to one day find what I am looking for. Continue reading “Glasses Half-Full”

A Writer’s Life

A writer lives a solitary, and often lonely existence…often they have to juggle such  raw emotions, always taking on the heavy thoughts, and feelings that are expressed in their characters. This can be a heavy burden to hold on to…but there is no release. Instead a writer must push on…finding only short bursts of happinessContinue reading “A Writer’s Life”