The apex of housework

This post is about the most mundane part of my life: housework. It is also the bane of my life. I detest it, and yet I hate living in a dirty apartment even more than I do cleaning it. Now, we all have our standards and arguably mine are relatively good, but it's all relative.... Continue Reading →

Values: the starting line

I started this post with the intention of it being a book review, only to find that I wrote almost the entire length of a post about values, which barely even touches the surface of the topic of the book. So, the review has been postponed and instead I'd like to talk about values. In... Continue Reading →

Nothing else is.

I've been thinking a lot about love recently, about what it is and what it is not. Maybe there isn't one answer and maybe each new experience alters our conception of what it is, and what it is not. It's a fluid spectrum, much like sexuality. Maybe everyone values elements of love differently and needs... Continue Reading →

Q1: 19for2019 update.

As Q1 rolled to a close I thought it would be apt to check-in with myself and my 19for2019. I booked a week off from work - a staycation - to progress some of my goals and give my batteries a chance to recharge before they hit zero (see...I'm getting better at this "middle ground"... Continue Reading →

The exhaustion of woman

I'm sat alone in the middle of a restaurant - a table for one. The introverted part of me wants a discreet table in the corner so I can morph into the d├ęcor, so that I can be an unimposing onlooker of those around me. And yet, as I embrace my central position I realise... Continue Reading →

19 for 2019

For those of you who read my blog post, The greatest gift, you'll know that one of my tasks for the festive season was to finalise a '19 for 2019' list. To be clear, this is not a list of new year's resolutions - it should not include sweeping, general, ambitions. The purpose of this exercise is... Continue Reading →

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