This entry is by no means intended to judge, make assumptions about or presume to understand other people or their motivations for using social media to high levels. We all have different reasons for doing the things we do, and I can only speak for myself. So please do not see this as an attack … Continue reading I HOPE THIS TIME IT STICKS
Here's one thing we need to stop doing: blaming other people and things for our emotional states. Sure, I too have been known to say, figuratively, that something outside me has made me really angry or sad. But it's actually believing this that is the problem, and it's a problem because unless we own and … Continue reading YOU CANNOT HURT ME
It's no secret that I've spent a lot of my life riding an emotional rollercoaster. I can't place my finger on exactly why, and maybe it's a culmination of things or nothing specific at all, but ever since the fuck it switch got set to ON in my head the other day, it's stayed there. … Continue reading FUCK IT, UNLESS IT’S A TREE.
I'm unsure what has come over me today, but it's a good thing, I think. The short version is that I've learnt to say fuck it and mean it. But of course there is a lot more to it than that, and I don't want it construed in any negative sense. I don't mean to … Continue reading FUCK IT
I'm unsure just how long Twitter has been on the scene, but my guess is approximately a decade. In that time, I never once considered signing up under the mistaken belief that it was nothing more than a platform for famous people to air their thoughts in 140 characters, and for lesser mortals to follow … Continue reading MY TWITTER ARC OF INSANITY
This is by far the hardest essay that I have ever tried to write. Not because I’m uninspired, not because I don't have enough personal experience to draw on, not because I don’t know what words to use now, but because of all the essays I have ever written, this is one exposes me more … Continue reading GENDER: NO GENDER
Meaningless does not mean worthless, a bit like an orgasm. Disclaimer: I know fuck all about physics and these are just my intuitive thoughts about the world. A struggling, depressed friend once said to me that he did not see the point of life if life was devoid of meaning. And doesn't this just reflect … Continue reading A BIT LIKE AN ORGASM