We all need stationery. Some people don’t *need* it like I *need* it, but I am hoping in sharing my little discoveries with you that you might start to see the humble pen and paper as I do. I’ve had a fondness for stocking up on writing materials ever since the annual pencil case refresh during my schooldays. It’s dangerously developing into […]
I was sat waiting for a Greyhound bus in the middle of the Nevada Desert when he popped the question. I had been watching the dimpling heat ripples rising above Las Vegas for the last two hours, it wasn’t glamorous, but here he was, in his plaid shirt and his cowboy hat, about 50 years my senior and asking […]
A fellow LadyFace told me about this wonderful web space a few days ago. Lately, we’ve all been needing something to make us smile, and seeing a load of artists lending their talents to a great cause certainly does it for me. The UpRoar is a place filled with protest signs that are beautiful, powerful, witty, gritty and, of course, straight up nasty. Go take […]
It’s Friday the 13th. And although it seems to be tradition that the female characters in horror movies pretty much suck, it doesn’t mean we all have to play to the stereotype of the damsel in distress. Here are a few heroines who have kicked some 🍑 when it comes to fighting those arseache killers on […]
This time eight years ago I had just got back from exploring the East to the West coast of America on an Amtrak train. I was there in the midst of Obama fever, I met a nation that was progressive and open-hearted, and on that monumental election day eight years ago, the world saw what I had seen. This […]
Greetings oh blogging world. I am back this week with a piece I wrote for the wonderful Belong Magazine… We all love our little blogger back and forths, and this month I have been exploring just why. Check out the piece on the Belong Magazine blog… here, and if you have any more blogging tips, feel […]
There is something about reading. Lots of us do it here on wordpress, it’s what has brought us together, and I tried to put into words exactly what it is that I love for Perdiz Magazine last week.
I wish I could make a new year’s resolution to ditch the arachnophobia and start 2016 as a spider lover. Unfortunately it is not that simple. Here’s a little tale of how my Saturday morning was spent, with a spider. Happy new year. Five cm. It was the first time the boy had left the house […]