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Protected: The day with the reset

on Jan 6, 2014

The post here is protected, probably because I’m ranting about something (read: someone) in my life and am trying to spare feelings. You don’t have to miss out, though. Providing we’re somewhat acquainted (but don’t share DNA), you can ask for the password via my contact page!

Protected: The day things got a bit heated

on Feb 15, 2013

If the post here is protected, it’s probably because I’m ranting about something (read: someone) in my life and am trying to spare feelings. You don’t have to miss out, though. Providing we’re somewhat acquainted (but don’t share DNA), you can ask for the password on my contact page!

The day everything changes

on Feb 13, 2013

It’s pretty quiet out here in the ‘burbs. When your next-door neighbour is forcibly removed from his home by police and taken away in a van, you tend to notice. His partner called around whilst I was busy (read: playing Halo 4), but I caught her as she was pulling together an overnight bag for her and the kids before leaving to stay with her parents. Turns out he was becoming increasingly abusive, and after weeks of asking him to leave, things turned unpleasant and scary and she ended up having to call the police. He was arrested, charged with a breech of the peace, and he’s not allowed back to the house again. Bloody hell. Everything’s so transient. You think things are going to be the same forever, that you know someone, that you’ll be with them forever, and then something changes – a infinitesimal shift of perspective, of power – and...

Protected: The Day it was Easier Said Than Done

on Jan 10, 2013

If the post here is protected, it’s probably because I’m ranting about something (read: someone) in my life and am trying to spare feelings. You don’t have to miss out, though. Providing we’re somewhat acquainted (but don’t share DNA), you can ask for the password on my contact page!

The Day with 2013

on Jan 1, 2013

Happy New Year, people of the interwebs. I hope 2013 is just as fucking awesome as you deserve it to be and more. :) Me? I just want to be happy. I don’t think that’s too lofty an aspiration, do you? No resolutions this year. Just a few personal pledges that include writing more and begrudging less. I’d eat less and smile more if I stopped sniping about what was happening around me and concentrated more on the people that love me most. You can’t make everyone like you, but you can endeavour to be the friend that you yourself would look to in difficult times. Despite a horrible few months, I really have tried to be that person and I think – most of the time – I’ve managed to pull that off. Someone might disagree, but I went to bed each night with a clear conscience. I simply won’t be walked over. Taken for granted. Taken the piss of....

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