Category Archives: personal

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away

I have been putting off writing this post for a while now. Life is a much nicer place to be than the internet lately, so I have been enjoying it, rather than quietly documenting it from the sidelines as I used to. For those (few) interested, here’s a small recap of the last couple of […]

On unresolved resolutions

January is everyone’s time for New Year’s resolutions and looking back at the year that just passed. It is a month for pretending that we can all stick to lists and decisions, though the more we advance into the month, the harder it is to do so. The truth is that we all want to […]

you don’t know how lucky you are.

Today is one of those rainy Fridays when you get home and want to spend the evening drinking red wine and chain-smoking, sitting in the dark saying nothing to anyone. Possibly playing with a cat because cats are better than people, sometimes.   Hold me tight in your arms, give me glimmers of hope Do […]

The truth about June 16th.

I’ve never read Ulysses. I’ve never even tried though I’ve wanted to, because in truth, its size and fame scare me more than anything. Dearest Ulysses, lovely James Joyce, you have a lot of expectations to fulfill; one being the importance of June 16th. In 1956 (so, this year it would have to be 56 […]