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...

Mum

It’s just been Mother’s Day in America and it’s been all over my Facebook. It stings a bit to see all of it, but I’m happy for everyone who is a proud mum or who has a wonderful one. My mum was a wonderful person. She was kind, smart, well read and she cared a lot...

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...

Us Oddball Outcasts from Outer Space

(Am I from outer space? We’re all made of stardust after all…) One of the things I want to do with my voice, as small as it may be or as big as it may grow, is to champion for the weirdos. The kind hearted oddballs, the outsiders of the “norms” of society....