‘Why do gay people need to display their sexuality? Why can’t they just keep it quiet? Why do they need to make a big deal about it?’ I keep hearing this, and other versions of this, regarding other sections of society that have been repressed and are attempting to step forward and be accepted as … More When The Repressed Rise
I am simply adoring winter! The temperatures make it much easier to get around and get more done and I’m really loving that. I also love the way our landscape looks during the winter season. The sky is so clear and the colours are so vivid. I’ve been continuing to muck around with art stuffs. … More Simple Ramblings
I decided to try my hand at drawing a mandala-like design the other day and I was really happy with the result. I’d love to get more precise with the circles and patterns, but I enjoyed the process of drawing it so much, I’m looking forward to doing another. My teenage kids and my husband … More Mucking Around With New Designs
Relationship advice. Jeez. There’s a whole galaxy of articles and books over-brimming on this one. And I think that’s neat. Well done to anyone who wants improvement in their life and seeks advice on how to achieve that improvement. But please make sure you get it from the right source for you. A lot of the … More Love, Relationships and Catheters
Remember that time I found out, right before it was about to happen, that I was about to have sex with my friend’s boyfriend, while my friend watched? That night was a hoot. In the novel I’m writing, there is a running theme about the miscommunication and difference of perception, between different (and the same) … More Sweet Jesus…What Just Happened?
About two years after having my first child, I went for a job interview at a major sports equipment chain store. They were looking for people interested in working from the ground up, moving through the levels, eventually working at the executive level. My interviewers were the manager and executive manager of one of the … More You Gots Skills
I once went on a date with a guy called Bob, who decided to surprise me at the end of the night by telling me that he would be rowing me home in a rowboat, rather than driving in a car. Backstory:he was my boyfriend. We lived next door to each other, and also lived … More A Date Gone Wrong