“Can I ask what you are going to write darling?” Asks my husband at tea time. “I am going to write my goodbye post on my blog” I say, “Unless you want to do it?”… I have been asking him for a while if he wants to do a guest post here. He has had […]
I had been dreading today, feeling bleak. I was going to give an in depth analysis of this facebook post from one year ago, a big wallow in how various patriarchs had thwarted hopes in the referendum and my belief in my campaign and myself. There was going to be quotes from Les Mis about tigers with […]
Once upon a time, in a far-away, far-away kingdom, in a magical garden hidden away in the corner of an enchanted forest, lived a fairy princess.
Hello. Its me. I know I have been quiet for a while. Have you missed me? I’ve missed you. What’s that? I look well? Thanks, I am. Oh the bruises? yes, lots of them, but I do bruise like a peach. The physical ones are from the pole-dancing. The emotional ones, well, I’d better not say… […]
I had a sublime moment the other day at gaelic playgroup. I may be the first person to have ever said that. I was staring at the Tupperware containers which hold the Grown-Up Snacks, as someone carefully filled a giant pot of what would be my first proper coffee in days, when I spotted some choco-liebniz […]
He said I was manipulative and unchristian. I wanted to sing his songs and have his babies. I sometimes wonder what would have happened if he had taken me up on it
I remember when we thought of the name. I had been in the throes of some sort of huge anxiety or other, a while before we were married. I was lying quietly in bed, trying to pray or sleep or rest or something when the thought entered my head: Josephine would be a nice name […]