Four years…

‘We have learned to see the world in gasps.’ – Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale Not exactly a story about sports, as the Wicked Wednesday prompt suggested, but more on the Olympics and how much can change in four years. *** BEIJING 2008 I wasn’t ready to be faced by those eyes, wow those beautiful […]

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Identify me…

Theodore: Hey. What are you up to? Samantha: I don’t know. Just reading advice columns. I want to be as complicated as all of these people. Theodore: You’re sweet. – Her (2013) I am absolutely fascinated by the technological possibilities within the sex industry, and I don’t necessarily mean just within sex toys, although these […]

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The choices we make…

‘It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are.’ – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Is anyone sitting there? Can I buy you a drink? Do you mind if I call you sometime? Have you chosen which movie you want to see? What did you fancy for dinner? Chocolate […]

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Risotto…

The TV is murmuring quietly in the background as she potters about the kitchen, collecting ingredients and fetching pans out of the cupboards. She is soothed by the simple actions of preparing the meal – peeling and dicing the onion, slicing the peppers into fine slithers. This risotto is a recipe that she can prepare […]

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Take a look at me now…

‘No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become…There are no maps of the change. You just come out the other side. Or you don’t.’ – Stephen King, The Stand My blog is now a year old! This time last year, my life was different. I […]

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