‘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 […]Read more "Four years…"
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 […]Read more "Identify me…"
‘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 […]Read more "The choices we make…"
‘I missed the most important fact of it all, which is quite simply…the audience wants to forget who’s under the mask. But they don’t want to forget because of obfuscation…no, they want to forget it’s you by virtue of the passion of your performance. They want to be transported…transported to a world where bigger truths […]Read more "Batman vs Superman… (Or why I really want to fuck Batman)"
‘Let me satisfy your soul Not a saint but do I have to be’ – BØRNS, Holy Ghost I may be kneeling, but there is nothing pious about my position. I am not praying or kneeling in honour; I’m waiting. The blindfold around my eyes is so tight that I can’t open them at all […]Read more "I’m not a saint, but do I have to be?"
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 […]Read more "Risotto…"
‘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 […]Read more "Take a look at me now…"