My Top 3 ‘Be Proud. Be Me.’ Personal Influences

How do you decide on who to follow? How do you decide who to give some of your time to, every day? What is it that actually matters, in the end, when making connections to or with other human beings? This is my list of my Top 3 best personal influences online and off....
Black Friday, what’s that?

Black Friday, what’s that?

In the second year running with only Blursdays in the weeks, and the weeks and months barely existing anyway, how are we supposed to know when important dates are? I mean, seriously, it’s a bit easier for people resident in the USA because it’s the day after US...
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...
Genderqueer or Nonbinary?

Genderqueer or Nonbinary?

As most people have probably caught on to by now, I’m a genderqueer / nonbinary person. I use they/them pronouns, which means that when you talk about me you don’t say “he went to the shop” or “she bought some bread” but use...
Destai Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Destai Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Are you a ferocious Holiday shopper, or a last minute kind of person? Do you have loads of gift ideas or are you completely stumped? However you shop for the Holidays, this Holiday Gift Guide can be of help when it comes to those difficult decisions! Destai offers...

Gift Guide 2019

Have you figured out your holiday presents yet? Time is running out, and last posting dates are coming up. In order to be helpful and a bit alternative perhaps, I wanted to show you some suggestions I have for your family and friends. 🙂 – MUM Mum would...

The Tantalising, Terrific Titanium Things

I really want to rave about titanium for a bit. You know me, I love my metals. And titanium holds a special place in my heart. Titanium is one of the elements, known as Ti, and it has some wonderful properties. It’s as strong as stainless steel but much, much...

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...