Death in the Time of Covid: A Show of Community in a …

It seems to me that a great deal of stories being told at the moment, by the press, are words of doom and gloom. We’re being given numbers, of new Covid cases, deaths, vaccinated, percentage points of vaccine working or not working. We’re being given dates, of shops opening, restaurants taking reservations and potential travel allowance. We’re being told our…
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“I’m sorry”… I seem to be saying that a lot lately

It’s been about two weeks since I’ve written here. That’s a record of sorts. Radio silence on the website is something I’ve tried to avoid. But, these past two weeks haven’t been easy. Heck, who is it easy for at the present date? Honestly! Well, apart from all the kids in Miami that seem to be living life like it’s…
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Size is just a number… style is a state of mind!

I can tell you the exact moment I felt shame from that tiny label in the back of my clothes, down to the second. I was at the mall, with my mother, and I was about 12 years old. We were shopping for trousers and we were in the brightly lit fitting rooms of The Gap. Around me hung pictures…
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My Current State of Mind: Chapter One

It’s a Saturday night. It’s 18:05 as I write this and I’m just going to come out and say it. I’m a 40-year-old woman that is trying my best to look like I have my life together every second of every day. I’m trying my hardest to at least appear that way in the hopes that I can convince myself…
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The best advice my dad ever gave me… (and only now do …

I had an epiphany the other day, and I have to be honest in saying that it hurt. It stung me, right to the inner core of my being. I don’t have a lot of regrets in life. I believe every single thing that you do leads you on a path to where you are right here and right now.…
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