I Saw Stevie Nicks

Words I can barely make out. A baseline thumping my heart. A beautiful woman on a screen, her old eyes drawing me in, so everything else fades away and it’s just me, and her, and the thumping. This was my experience of Stevie Nicks. I didn’t go in expecting to know many of the songs. […]

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Moving Day

About two weeks ago, we moved house. I woke up with that sick feeling of someone who had something important to do today. Against my wishes, my body got out of bed (well, mattress) at the ungodly hour of 7am. Being unemployed (and having a later start when I was employed), by body has become […]

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The Hunted And The Prey: Chapter One

The Hunter walked up the mountain path, his breath like fog before him. He watched as some nearby wildflowers glowed as if on fire, as the sun dipped behind the horizon. Up ahead was a sort of outcrop, sheltered from the wind and dry. He managed to get a good fire started before it was properly dark, and was quite warm before the moon grew […]

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Small Victories (Extract)

This is an extract from my piece, “Small Victories”, for the LGBTQ+ anthology book that will be coming out later in the year. The story is a romance between a Pansexual woman and a Non-Binary Person. This is the moment the two meet.     Emma is dancing and singing at the top of her […]

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The Perks of Dancing, Naked

Dancing brings joy. So does being naked.   But how many of you have tried both?   After work today, I came home to a dark and empty house. I’ve been Depressed lately, a sort of low-level slump. No extravagant mood swings, no feelings of hopelessness (thankfully).   I’ve been eating more, doing nothing but watch Death in Paradise and feeling […]

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Of Dreams and Curses

Some of you may know why I started this blog in the first place was because, I quote, my dreams were crushed. I then did a bit of re-thinking, and perhaps being a clinical psychologist wasn’t my dream. Perhaps it was simply my goal. I had decided that was my trajectory and, safe in the knowledge of my […]

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