Adulting in the Year of the Ox

Adulting in the Year of the Ox

Adulting. The very (non-)word fills some with dread. I am a fairly independent person. I live with a flatmate and she’s very independent too. We live our separate lives in the same space. We have separate meals, we clean separate areas (and share some of the...
Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

CONTENT NOTICE: This post contains detailed descriptions of mental illness, specifically OCD, and intrusive thoughts. Please exercise caution about reading it. I have been reliably informed that it’s Mental Health Awareness Week this week. I make no secret of the fact...

Autumn Weirdness

Ever since I was told “it’s probably fibromyalgia” I have noticed certain patterns in flare-ups and when I’m capable of doing things vs when I’m not. And while it’s only been about 2 years, I notice that around September-October...

Why is it so important to be Proud?

The importance of being Proud, as an outsider, as an oddball, and especially as part of an oppressed group like LGBTQ+ people, people of colour, and disabled people, is a topic that I’m sure many a thesis has been written about. As I’m doing this in one blog post, for...

Quiet Time Gets Really Frustrating

I have run into a ton of little issues lately, everything from some services being registered under the wrong name, to wanting to connect that service to a different one and not being able because of the first issue, to completely unrelated stuff like things going...

The Lengths We Go To For Our Crafts

Have you ever met a crafter, artisan or artist who’s perfectly sane? I mean, sure, on the crafting side of the spectrum there might be a nice, well crafted(!) veneer of normal-ness, which slips the further into creativity you go. But I think there’s a...