Tag Archives: Tired

Stressful New Year

The worst thing about this Christmas and New Year period has been the absence of my Jellicle Cat. The Imp and family needed her and so we planned it all out. Then of course my Dad got sicker and The Princess demanded a family Christmas. The Jellicle came for a day and did some baking … Read More



Liminal Life

Sometimes I catch myself feeling astonishingly self-satisfied with my life. I have travelled (four continents and counting), I have eaten some truly weird stuff (including guinea-pig – several times, alligator – not recommended and rat-onna-stick – kind of wish I was joking about that one) and I have met some fascinating people (the guy who’d … Read More



Men

I frequently feel that my attraction to men is despite them rather than because of them. I suspect this is altogether unfair but I’m fed up of making allowances because a man was too young, misunderstood or otherwise got the wrong end of whatever stick. A friend recently posted on Facebook that, when faced with … Read More


Aladdin and Me

CW: suicide, suicide ideation Spoilers: Minimal but some I was genuinely excited about the trailer for Aladdin. Will Smith struck me as the best possible option to be cast as Genie. I wondered if Robin Williams had still been alive whether they could have managed to cast anyone else. Aladdin is one of those rare … Read More