All posts by mish



Inappropriate or Appreciative?

If you’re sitting in a coffee shop with an attractive friend is it wrong to look at them and really hope someone in the shop has assumed you’re dating? It probably bespeaks insecurity on my part, but y’know she was looking hot today.




Bucket Lists

I’m still thinking about the guy from primary school. He worked out on the oil rigs, not uncommon for smart guys from The Shire. It’s good money if you have the smarts and can cope with the weird isolation of a rig. A lot of the people who I went to primary school with, some … Read More


The Blazer

When I was a kid I had a burgundy red velvet skirt which I loved. Inside the hem were the name labels of most of the other girls who’d had that skirt before me. At least one of them was at University by the time I wore the skirt at Primary School. Part of the … Read More


What a Weekend!

For a weekend that included panicked phone calls in the pouring rain, tyre-eating potholes and an AA van breaking down it was surprisingly good. Started out with our LURPS pub quiz team, Off The Straight And Narrow, coming second. Who would have guessed that Astrophysicist, The Steampunk Cosplayer, Martial Artist and I would make such … Read More



New Years Resolutions

I’m pretty pleased with the extent to which I kept the resolutions I made last year so I’m hoping I do the same with these. 1. Swim each week. 2. Write each day. 3. Finish a good manuscript.