Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bureaucrisis

Ever since I was at primary school I’ve always felt a little bit like this: Or this: It wasn’t anything dramatic or horrible. Nobody bullied me, I had friends and I don’t think anyone noticed. It’s just I didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

These weekly challenges are difficult. I usually manage something, but last week’s topic, ‘kiss’ ended up stumping me altogether. I looked through my street photography and was disappointed to note that I’ve never managed to catch any spontaneous snog pictures, … Continue reading

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Feminism: Wrestling with my Ambivalence

SWEARING ALERT: If you are sensitive to any particular arrangements of letters, don’t read the conversation bit at the end. If  push came to shove I would identify as “feminist”, but I am very wary of some of the ways … Continue reading

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The (processed) Food of Love.

Spouse: “I went to Tesco on the way home and it was full of men buying flowers, so I thought I’d better get you something.” And he hands me a Scotch Egg.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Home

Being my mother’s daughter, aesthetics has always been a big thing for me in terms of home. My mum never feels completely at home in her dwelling place unless she has made it look and feel the way she wants … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unique

UNIQUE. That’s a difficult one. If I’m honest, I’m with Chuck Palahniuk when he has Tyler Durden say, “You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You are the same decaying organic matter as everyone else, and we are all … Continue reading

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