I have been on WordPress now for about a week I think, and due to my present fairly free and open schedule I have been able to spend a lot of time exploring the site and reading through different peoples blog posts and pages. It’s been amazing, eye-opening and reassuring to read about peoples different…… Continue reading Reconnecting with the world
Last night Ru and I lay on the sofa in my lounge watching Elon Musk deliver his keynote speech at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara Mexico. Outside the night sky was filled with stars, their light reaching us from unimaginable distances; and the moon was just poking out from behind a passing cloud. Although…… Continue reading Elon Musk, SpaceX and travelling to Mars
A fleeting glimpse, in the bus window as you’re exiting In the fading light of a Monday afternoon Of a strained face, Dark rings dragging down The eyes and the hunched Shoulders of shadow girl. And you frown at the image and turn your face away from the wind and make your way home. …… Continue reading Shadow Girl
My boyfriend and I spent the last weekend travelling around the beautiful and captivating city of Vienna! He has been incredibly awesome over the last year, supporting me though some fairly trying times with regards to my mental health, and I wanted to spoil him and thank him for dealing with my all my craziness.…… Continue reading A weekend spent in Vienna
The title to this entry indicates that I believe there is some mysterious underlying truth beneath the label and psychiatric diagnosis of schizophrenia; something which is not commonly known, and which exists beyond traditional understanding. I would imagine that if you are interested in conspiracy theories at all your ears may have pricked up at…… Continue reading Some truths about paranoid schizophrenia
Today my mum came round for lunch, carting with her a hefty folder holding my novel so far, and two A-4 sheets covered in notes and ideas and revisions for it. Bless her; she had trawled through 90,000 words of my ramblings and endless repetitions, just cause she’s my mum. She said, and I quote-…… Continue reading Second edit down, but still a long way to go..
My boyfriend and I (the dedicated and enterprising writers that we are) got up at 6am on a Saturday morning, left my flat with bleary eyes and made our way up to Foyles book store on Charring Cross Road for The Gollancz Festival 2016. I have to admit it- he was more excited than I…… Continue reading The Gollancz Festival 2016- a first taste of the literary “scene.”
Greetings fellow bloggers, readers, and all those who have accidentally stumbled onto this page for no real reason and are now skimming to see whether or not I deserve your time and attention. I am not going to be anything other than a tad predictable right now. I want to use this first post to…… Continue reading Writing, Mental Illness and Me