The Acorn Resolution

A story first, to set the scene. When I was very young (perhaps 6 or so) I was out on a walk with my Mum. My sister was probably in tow, being annoying in the way that only 4-year-old sisters can, and I was undoubtedly trying to get my own back. It was autumn and…

Complete hypocrisy

I’ve seen violence before, but this is such a unique kind;Easy access internet allows quick thoughts from unprepared mindsTo slip out unedited, hasty, with intent to hurtAttacks on another – a stranger – and all for her words.Words which spoke of kindness – a way out of a situationWhich killed two birds with one stone…

TToT 16:2 The Man-Brain Revelation

To: Wakefield Doctrine (the personality theory of clarks, scotts and rogers, donchaknow) Date: 22.09.2013 Subject: The rogerian side… Dear Clark I remember a long time ago. And not so long ago. And probably quite recently, admitting difficulty with engaging with my rogerian side. You know, the one which ‘feels’ first. Responds with understanding. Is part…

No matter how many thumbs

It is my absolute delight and privilege to announce (for your enjoyment) my very first guest post here. Just pause to absorb the moment.  Not only is it my first guest post here, but the absolutely-the-best thing, is that it’s written by a pig-wrestling, family-taming, chicken-keeping, volleyball-playing wonder-woman, who I am constantly a little bit…

A reasonable mash-up

Y’know that moment when you realise you’re double-booked? Or that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when you realise that two things you *really* want to be part of are happening at the same time, on opposite sides of the city? Hate that. And I’m thrilled it’s not a common occurrence in the…