The Falling Fruits of Emberstep

. . I was born in Winter, so perhaps that should be my favourite season. I was apparently born during a blizzard, the worst snowstorm to hit in years according to… not the… Continue reading

Die Hard with… Love

. . “In battle or business, whatever the game, In law or in love, it is ever the same; In the struggle for power, or the scramble for pelf, Let this be your… Continue reading

Songs about Narcissism

I wasn’t going to do another post about narcissists so soon… however I woke up with a song, not playing on the radio alarm clock but playing in my mind, which I had… Continue reading

The Funny Side of Narcissists

Jesperhus by Tomasz Sienicki . . Did you ever hear the story about a certain princess who couldn’t sleep because of a tiny pea placed under a mountain of mattresses? Absurd, isn’t it?… Continue reading

We Are Not As Invisible As We Believe Ourselves To Be

Originally posted on An Upturned Soul:
The title of this post comes from a tweet I wrote the other day. Which came from a post I wrote on the day that Oblivious (by…

Pluto/Sun – How I Deal with Stress

. . There’s a man outside my house using a chainsaw to trim a hedge. This has been going on intermittently for a couple of hours. My property is part of a bigger… Continue reading

The Broken Unicorn

. . I almost managed to destroy someone else’s world last night. A world they had worked very hard to create. I wasn’t trying to destroy it, it was an accident, a rippling… Continue reading

Be Kind To Yourself

Originally posted on An Upturned Soul:
Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to be kind to yourself. And how easy it is to be mean. To criticise. Point out flaws, imperfections,…

Welcome to our World of Noise

. . I don’t know what’s wrong with me… maybe what is wrong with me is you. . That’s probably not true, but for now it is… because I say so, I don’t… Continue reading

I Never Talk About Sex…

Originally posted on An Upturned Soul:
Energetic Defense Systems chart by Barbara Ann Brennan ? I also often do what I say I never do. In fact, when I hear myself say the…

Conditioned To Respond To All The Threats

Originally posted on An Upturned Soul:
My cousin was a terrorist. Does that shock you? Send chills of fear coursing through you? Is your finger hovering over the unfollow button? I didn’t know…

Better Off Dead…

Today is apparently World Suicide Prevention Day… . A moment of silence while I think about that… and while all the thoughts which I have connected to that swirl around me, within me,… Continue reading

The Places We Live and Who We Are When We Live There

Originally posted on An Upturned Soul:
paris paris by surpiko   A while ago, which now seems eons ago, I had another blog which is now defunct. It was right, but not quite.…


When I came across this quote: . . . . I recognised myself in it. . According to my mother – myth-maker extraordinaire about all sorts especially who I was as a child… Continue reading

Why Is No Contact So Difficult?

Originally posted on After Narcissistic Abuse:
One of the hardest things about narcissistic abuse and going no contact, is getting to that point in time where we cross the line from WANTING the…

Mondays is for Drinking to the Seldom Seen Kid…

Elbow – Grounds for Divorce . . Divorce… isn’t just about you and him or her. . . There are layers to everything. . Some seen, some unseen… until much later. . .

Are You Being Served?

Today’s Daily prompt serves up quite a dish! . “You’re sitting at a café when a stranger approaches you. This person asks what your name is, and, for some reason, you reply. The… Continue reading

Do you have relationship problems with a Capricorn?

. . Every now and then, often once a day, in the search criteria which led someone to my blog, I find a Capricorn related problem. As in: . ‘capricorn seem cold’ ‘do… Continue reading

You are Cordially Invited to a Private Jacques Cousteau Style of Adventure

. . I’m probably misleading you with the title of this post… . It wouldn’t be the first time that I did that… . It has been done to me too… . Being… Continue reading

The Golden Child

Originally posted on lorna's delights:
When most authors post on narcissistic home environments, they mostly tend to focus on the scapegoat child in the family, and with good reason, i must add.…

The Debauch – Waters of Delusion, Clouds of Intoxication…

. . There are things which I used to do, which I no longer do. . And there are things which I do now, which I did not used to do. . Have… Continue reading

The normality trap

Originally posted on Mind Hacks:
I remember taking a bus to London Bridge when, after a few stops, a woman got on who seemed to move with a subtle but twitchy disregard for…

Why Are You So Serious?

As a child… Being a child was the territory of the adults in my life. My territory was being the only adult, who, happened to be trapped inside the body of a child.… Continue reading

Follow your… Distractions

“Follow the wandering, the distraction, find out why the mind has wandered; pursue it, go into it fully. When the distraction is completely understood, then that particular distraction is gone. When another comes,… Continue reading

The Lexicon of Perception

I am neither a writer nor a photographer. I haven’t yet figured out what I am, I’ve been trying to figure this puzzle out for ages (as in almost before I was born),… Continue reading

The Counsel of Owls

. . There are moments when I can sense a certain something trying to communicate with me. This certain something is within me. It is me. But which me is it? . Last… Continue reading

The answer to Narcissist Questions is “Yes!”

Originally posted on Soul Healing Art:
One of the issues when you are interacting with a narcissist is the sense of disbelief, self-reflection, conundrums, and basic confusion that such interactions elicit. Often we…

The Truth Behind The Fairy Tale Romance

Originally posted on Ladywithatruck's Blog:
We are all familiar with the fairy tale romances we grew up with, two come to mind, Cinderella and Snow White there is always a competition between…

Blog Awards Extravaganza!

“…winning awards is cool. Aside from the warm fuzzy, it creates publicity, and that helps spread the word…” ― Patrick Rothfuss . . Hello and welcome to my blog awards extravaganza! . .… Continue reading

The Zen of Minecraft

I was uncertain, but kept going. . Because that is how I live my life. . I was uncertain about what title to give this post, which image to choose, which first line… Continue reading

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