All posts by mish


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.


End of Year Meme

1.What did you do in 2018 that you’d never done before? Got pushed on a roundabout by the Bonsai Kaiju 2. Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I mostly kept them, failed at some and I will continue to make more next year because I find … Read More




Fest LARP

I don’t want to go to Empire this weekend. It’s not just about having a sore throat that I’ve had for weeks it’s about recognising that what I originally went to Empire for is not what I get now. I went to Empire to roleplay with friends in a wider world. In some ways that … Read More