Boot straps

I've got to the point in the pandemic where I just don't have the energy for anything. This has happened before, many times, but now I feel the mechanism for pulling myself up by the boot straps isn't working as well as it has in the past. Woah is me, right? Boo hoo for the…

Blogtober so far, an update

An update today which probably won't be that thrilling honestly, since all I want to do is gaze lovingly at the dog and nap. I realised on Monday evening, when I popped out to catch Halloween Kills, that I hadn't actually left the house for almost two weeks - when Gypsy arrived. This was evidenced…

I’m not crying

...it was more like bleeding than crying. ~ Stephen King, Cujo Anyone else a massive fan of cathartic crying? I feel like it's all I've done for the past fortnight. Everything - and I mean everything - has set me off. Adverts, songs, movies, thinking about old friendships that are no more, dogs' big wet…

Tatu

Just before lockdown lifted enough for us to start doing our usual 'beauty' bits, a couple of colleagues and I were talking about the things we were most looking forward to doing for ourselves. One friend was chomping at the bit to get back into her stylist's chair and drop god knows how much on…

Manifest this

I recently picked up this book on the Law of Attraction because it's something I'd really like to focus my attention on for the foreseeable. I haven't cracked it open yet obviously but I think I might get stuck in tonight before bed. I've been thinking back a lot to my relationship with the OG…

Bambi’s mum

I haven't written anything personal for myself in a long time. The truth is I've been very up and down mentally. When I was a kid I used to have anxiety about the fact I felt numb a lot of the time. I thought I was abnormal because the usual things that evoked emotion in…