If you blame another for your suffering you also give them the power to heal that suffering. Once you stop blaming, you can take back that power and heal yourself.
Since I find highways slightly less interesting than examining my toenail clippings I will instead focus on how this story acts as a great example of how this country tears itself in half by remaining stubbornly and deliberately blind to how things are.
Rambly Mum asked me to write a poem about Panda's struggle with Paws. Panda is a grumpy sod Who often rants at you But if you had Panda paws and claws Then you'd be grumpy too If you tried to dress your dinners From jars of pickled, spiced bamboo But fumbled slipped and dropped the... Continue Reading →
Hello folks. I've been advised by my medical team that my Blog changes direction so often and so quickly that I should provide neck-braces! I can't afford them, so I can only beg: please don't sue me for whiplash. I am very poor! This is not love poetry, political spleen or ridiculous advice on writing,... Continue Reading →
We very often believe we are struggling while everyone else is doing alright. This is a lie. Everyone is struggling - there are just some people who are good at hiding it. The reason this myth goes on is because we are afraid we are struggling while everyone else is doing all right. Not talking... Continue Reading →
Scott Williams kindly asked me to guest blog for him yesterday, and this very morning there I am! I wanted to say thanks to Scott for the invite, and also just add a smidge here to the post (which was long enough already!) While love pretty much saved my life, one of the other central ingredients... Continue Reading →
I just read a post which I both like and feel deeply uneasy about. I really respect and admire the consistent optimism and hope in this blog, and indeed have read things which have helped me, which I have passed to friends. This is not an attack on the blog, which I follow with interest. For those... Continue Reading →