By the time I was 17, I’d had five years of braces, all four wisdom teeth taken out and two root canals, which were the result of my over-zealous orthodontist and his too-tight braces. Anyway. Like lifts, if I were afraid of dentists, I’d be screwed. I’m not afraid of them. Even with all my … Continue reading The Dentist
And so, I switch off the computer and my eyes fall on my favourite chair. Currently piled with duvets and a guitar, it is wedged between a loveseat and a laundry rack. A penguin is perched on the loveseat, propped up by pillows and the last publically visible box in the house. This is half … Continue reading The Chair
Remember when I said I couldn’t write in clutter? Well, I’ll add to it. I now believe the people who tell you not to write on a computer connected to the Internet. Because writing doesn’t happen. Facebook happens. I used to say I couldn’t write without music on, either. Now when music is on, I … Continue reading Switch Off to Switch On
Sarge and I went back to Glasgow for my best friend’s birthday dinner last weekend. After my gift-buying mission was complete and we went here for more vanilla (and hazelnut and gingerbread) coffee syrup, we went to my favourite coffee shop in my old neighbourhood. I lived around the corner from it, and it … Continue reading Feels Like Home
I’m going to add this as a page, but I also thought it could be a post. Some links contain spoilers, but they are there if you want to click them! (Some of) My favourite books: The Crow Road by Iain Banks The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Great Expectations … Continue reading My Top Ten Books & Authors
I went to an interview type thing today. This involved wearing something that isn’t a sweatshirt and getting on the bus. Now, regular readers will know that I am newish to this city. And not the best with directions. I travel with people so I don’t get lost. I choose not to get lost. I … Continue reading You talkin’ to me?