What if being straight was frowned upon instead?

I’m sharing this video because, well, I think it’s really powerful and well-made. It did make me cry, I must say. I have been fortunate enough not to have been a victim of bullying this extreme, I have not been beaten up for being gay, but I have seen it happen, and many of the […]

And so it starts…

1. Lie under duvet for much longer than necessary 2. Ignore all incoming phone calls 3. What am I playing at 4. Paralysis 5. I can’t even do anything I would normally have done, because I should be doing this other thing now, instead of the other things 6. Procrastination 7. Denial 8. Panic 9. […]

3,2,1 – Something I am afraid of

Blog post challenge inspired by Swift Expression I’m afraid of having to have my colon removed. Because it will mean I have to have an ileostomy which is basically your intestine stitched to your stomach so your faeces come out and are collected in a bag – which you empty. It’s major surgery, so there […]


It’s fucking tearing me apart. I’ll sit here with the heel of my hand on my forehead, grimacing. There is nothing I can do about it. I have never felt this helpless. I have never had someone let me so far into their fucking life and then… what. How I long to not care. But […]