"We need to talk about Kevin" by Lionel Shriver is one of the most confronting books I have read in a long time. I stumbled across this courtesy of my daughter and I read it in one sitting. Gripping stuff. I am not going to wax lyrical about how easy it is for mass shootings… Continue reading Being "Mom/Mum/Mother"
Quick note, I am working on a post a day. So please be patient with me 🙂 As you are all aware, R and I are poly. Now many people do not understand this, and generally take it down to the common denominator which is that we have an open relationship. This is true with… Continue reading Being at peace
A long, long, long time ago, a young woman loved to read books. So much so that every Friday on the way home from school she would pick up 10-12 books (tomes to everyone else) and deliver them safely on a Monday on the way back. In the house during the week, the only books… Continue reading Happy ever after
It has been a week from hell and there is still time left. 12 hour days, stress over finances, sick daughter, sick R (though he is doing the "I'm dying but I refuse to see a doctor" thing), and general life crap. The temperature ranges from "hell is cooler than this" to "I wonder if… Continue reading It is the little things
I have decided that to keep myself blogging, and to make some sense, my weekdays need to have monikers. All of these are placed below. I will not dictate what each will look like - they could be a picture or an essay or just a line or two. This is my way of bringing… Continue reading Topical names
I suck at this consistency thing, which admittedly is weird considering I work in finance and HR, both of which require consistency rather important. I don't do resolutions as a rule, and this year I thought, what the hell, let's dream up some. I can tell you that I broke it on Day 1, 2… Continue reading Day 3
This is my country on fire The legend for above image Lightning causes fire too Lightning legend Images retrieved from here. As at time of posting. This is truly a post where no words are needed.
I am so done with 2019, I wish tomorrow was a new year! 🙂 A very poor attempt at humour. It has been a hard year, so many challenges that as I reflect I wonder how I got through it all. But I did, well we did. We're still here, still going, no matter how… Continue reading Bring on 2020
There is so much of the #metoo, feminism and the like, that I wonder when we forgot our men. When did we relegate men to the furthest and worst corners of the world? Why did we feel we had to emasculate a man to the point of no return? I am against abuse of any… Continue reading Opinion piece: #metoo