The silhouette hour

This is a piece of prose I wrote at the end of winter of 2015. It was an important day in my life. I wanted to remember how it felt to live in that moment so I painted myself a picture in words to look back on later. This week I read it again and [...]

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The art of not being seen

What is it that turns off the green light in our minds? I'm often struck by just how fast I can flick from being 'go go go' to 'no no no'. I'm not talking about hitting the wall or running out of puff or other such turns of phrase. I'm talking about the weird disempowered [...]

Tiny Heid, illustrious author

Enjoy these stories written by 7yr old me. Note: Drawings by 31yr old me. Spelling and grammar as per original copy. The Triple Eyed Monster There once was a monster he was triple eyed. He was a sad monster even thowe he was friendley but he looked VERY scary. Everyone teased him because of his three eyes. [...]

Photo journaling kinda saved my life

Warning: mushy, emotion-filled stuff to follow. When my first serious relationship ended I didn't cope very well. I think most people have a story like this. I found it hard to sleep, I rarely ate, I moped and stared out into nothingness and cried that gross kind of cry where all the snot gets your [...]

Bloggers who inspire me: Alicia Paulson (Posie Gets Cozy)

Sometimes things just click. Honey and carrots, cold and cuddles, salt and caramel, Milo and Otis... Lately, I'm learning more about what or who I 'click' with. I've been an avid Youtube viewer and blog reader for many years now but I've always been very passive - just watching, not participating. Recently though, I've discovered [...]