emotionally charged diversions

“It’s a little baby!” Here’s a topic that drives me mad. I’ll endeavour to show restraint and be succinct. I’ll probably never have an abortion. After all, I have an easy life – I’ve… Continue reading

a dint in my social pleasure

“Go on!  One small glass won’t hurt you!” Oh my, how I love a glass of red wine, of champagne, a bottle of ice cold beer, a minty mojito, a salty margarita …… Continue reading

picking wounds

“I’m not in a good place place right now” I don’t know that much about psychotherapy. I’ve read a bit about it, I’ve spoken to a few people and, by the power of… Continue reading

pause for lightening strike

“I don’t believe in God” A tentative half-thought on a speeding train at the age of 19, followed by a pause waiting for the lightening strike that never came. It’s difficult to think… Continue reading

just in case

“I’m having an okay time, but this isn’t a party I want to be responsible for inviting anyone else to, just in case they really don’t like it.” Okay, so this may not… Continue reading

is it worth it?

“I just think to myself, is this animal’s life worth a moment’s pleasure in my mouth?” That there comment moved me from 26 years of eating meat to stopping.  It’s kind of weird,… Continue reading