Category Archives: My Everyday Life

You might as well live…

Resume, by Dorothy Parker. Advertisements

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Can’t sleep: cockroaches, blue tongue lizards, and geckos will eat me.

So really weird and random things happen in my household all the time. I mean, really freaking insane things. Sometimes those things are spaced out a little, and sometimes shit gets cray real quick.

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Jujicus Ju’l Jorander – palm destroyer and terrible ballroom dancer

Once, a long time ago now, I wrote about a long night spent at the vet with one of my dogs. The Dopey One. I half intended to write more about my babies on this blog but never got around to it. Writing about things that aren’t real life is way more fun than reality.

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The Fear

Sometimes I love my solitude. Well, I love it a lot. I can go days without seeing anyone I know and not bat an eyelid. Some days, I revel in it. I love the darkness too. I’ve always been a night owl, and comfortable in the dark. One of my favourite things is the moment …

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Little Things – a memoir

Another piece of creative writing for today – a memoir with just a little embellishment for effect. There is a preface that goes with this piece though; a detail that is crucial to the story. Four years ago today, a friend of mine passed away. A beautiful, courageous girl who was not yet 18, battled …

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Reader’s block?

This will be a slight continuation of my last post, and a further idea about the notion of blocks. I feel I’ve had a reader’s block for a while too. Well, I feel that way because it’s right. I can’t, off the top of my head, remember what the last book was that I finished. …

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My taboo – my writer’s block

It has been a little while since my last post – I had told myself I’d write something every day or two, but alas time gets away from me. Or at least that’s what I tell myself. I say “I’ve been busy this weekend, so I haven’t really had a chance to sit down and …

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Weird Al’s Word Crimes – yes!

I only just discovered this clip! It is absolutely fantastic. I love this more than I love the vast majority of things on the planet. So much so, I felt compelled to post about it. If you haven’t watched it yet – check it out below.

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Side tracked

Sleep deprivation is hell. Even just one night where you’re exhausted and would rather be asleep, but you can’t, is hell. I had one of those last night.

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