Fun, and heartache

I once heard an interview with the excellent Miriam Margolyes, where she was asked her opinion on the meaning of life. “Fun. And heartache” was her response. “That is the essence of life”. I feel like getting a T-shirt with this on, as it rings so true for me. The fullness of life is deep … Continue reading “Fun, and heartache”

Anti-Audrey the unstyle icon

(First of all, apologies to those of you who are subscribed to email updates on my blog: for spamming you with 5 empty emails this week. I was practising writing a pooter program to upload poem scans and automatically post them, and I did it wrong. Sorry!) Take a look at this. This is my … Continue reading “Anti-Audrey the unstyle icon”

The cauldron of advice

Advice. How do you know what to say? How do you know what to receive? I have reached out for advice every time I’ve been floundering in the past while.  Except I haven’t really meant it most of the time.  Because, actually, I am a big fat stubborn force-shield to advice. Star Trek “Shields fully … Continue reading “The cauldron of advice”

10 things to re-balance wonky brain chemistry

Sometimes you just have a crappity day. I had one yesterday. A sad wider-family bereavement left me feeling hollow for those closer family who were grieving. And some stuff happened which left me feeling like I was a needy, bitter, sad & unlovable annoyance. I’m prone to this, even though I know that much of … Continue reading “10 things to re-balance wonky brain chemistry”