Rape, domestic abuse and what happens when you’re 1 in 4. Graphic content, caution required and recommended.

I’m warning you all now, if you want to read this, that’s fine, if you have experienced similar things, I hope this post helps you. But I warn you, it’s hard and dark, almost as hard to write as it was dark to experience. This post features rape, domestic abuse, mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, PTSD and unhealthy coping mechanisms. I want it off my chest.
Continue reading

Advertisements

A strange new country called Earth.

Someone made the valid point that Trump being president for this long is proof that aliens don’t exist as he wouldn’t be able to keep his mouth shut for this long. But he also wouldn’t be able to shut the hell up about JFK either, so I’m thinking this proves that Trump is probably the first president to have not been given the big book of secrets. If such a thing exists. Continue reading

Sir Terry Pratchett. Gone but never forgotten.

When I was in secondary school, I was looking for a book to fill my lunch hour, so just a short one, only about 600 pages or so, and a weird one jumped out at me. It was the start of a beautiful and obsessive friendship. Today, I felt a loss I haven’t felt in years. Sir Terry Pratchett died today, and I genuinely had to fight the tears. I failed. Continue reading

Heart-break, hope and fear. Mr Trick steals the blog.

So, she’s off fixing the kittens bippy mouse, ah, uh, a little squeaky mouse that makes a bip noise. Anyway, she’s fixing that, so I’m stealing the blog for a moment. It’s odd, isn’t it? How it’s easier to tell a million randoms something, than it is to tell one? Continue reading

Gay marriage success! Tilf and Trick celebrate real rights.

So finally, at midnight, England and Wales takes a tiny step towards actual freedom of rights. I’m straight, and I think this is fabulous. Continue reading