Who are you trying to impress? That was a question that my friend asked me the other day, after noticing that not only had I had my eyebrows threaded, but I had also had my nails done properly as well. I have to admit, that question stumped me for a little bit. I didn’t have … More Who Are You Trying To Impress?
Yesterday my Mum got married, and it got me thinking about relationships, romance, and more importantly, the idea of soulmates. It’s an idea that I feel is perpetuated a lot in the media. So many films, books, and T.V. shows revolve around the idea that there is one perfect person out there for everyone. Two … More Are We Obsessed With The Idea Of Soulmates?
So, today would have been your 48th birthday. I’ve always been rubbish at remembering birthdays and ages, though yours was always slightly easier. Possibly from all those times I used to recite it for you when I was making your appointments, but now that your no longer here it’s like your birthday and age have … More Dear Dad (Happy Birthday)
Okay so it wasn’t last night it was last weekend, and it wasn’t a DJ it was just a really cool group of people, and they didn’t save my life they just altered my perspective on it a bit, or a lot, I haven’t decided on that yet. So maybe that was a pretty shit … More Last Night A DJ Saved My Life
What would you do if you woke up tomorrow in your younger self? If you had all the memories you’d made up to this point, but had somehow ben transported into your younger body. Would you change any of the decisions you’ve made in the past? And more importantly, would you want to? It’s one … More Don’t Look Back In Anger
About two years ago I wrote a blog post about how we perceive others, and how others perceive us (for anyone interested you can check it out here). This still fascinates me, but recently been thinking more about how we perceive ourselves, and how that always match up to how others perceive us. Recently met, and … More Maybe Perception Isn’t Everything
Dear Dad, It’s taken me a long time to write this. In fact it’s taken me seven months. It’s just over seven months since you died, and it still hurts, a lot. I don’t think I’ll ever forget that night. Sometimes it feels like the events just play on repeat, all that sadness, hurt, and … More Dear Dad
When I first saw you it was on the floor of a friend’s bedroom. You had modelled for university photo -film they had produced. I thought you were absolutely gorgeous. A few alcoholic drinks and some stalking of your (very sparse) Facebook profile later I sent you a friend request. To my surprise you actually … More It’s a Love Story
As teenagers most of us sit through some sort of sex education that usually ranges somewhere from abstinence is the only answer to a slightly more in depth discussion of which methods of contraception are best and how to prevent STI’s. However, whilst I was at school at least, the only sex we were ever … More What it’s Like Having Sex with a Trans Person
Ever since I was little I have been completely obsessed with Billy Elliot. I don’t know exactly how old I was when my obsession started but I reckon I must have been around 10 or 11 as it was when the musical very first hit the west end and they were doing promotions for it. … More Billy Elliot, Balls, and Bow Ties