When a Tree Crashes into to You…

“The world spins. We stumble on. It is enough.” ― Colum McCann . With the sort of winds which we sometimes get around this part of the world… they could uproot a tree… Continue reading

How to tell if a Capricorn woman likes you…

To be honest… rather than dishonest, I suppose… even I, a Capricorn woman, am never sure if I like someone or not. Like… is so oatmeal. . . It takes time, interest, effort,… Continue reading

Life on a Narcissistic Roller Coaster

When I was about 13 years old, my mother and I took a trip to New York City. The reason for the trip was so that my mother could check up on my… Continue reading

The Dangers involved in Popping Bubbles

Bubbles are fun to pop, especially when it’s bubble wrap bubbles. . . Bubblegum bubbles are a joy to pop too, however that sweet breath-filled substance has a way of bringing sticky karmic… Continue reading

It’s 5 O’Clock (in the morning) Somewhere…

. . If you think I’m going to do what you suggested that I do… by dawn’s early light… You’re not so lucid dreaming. You’ve been staring at the rising Sun and are… Continue reading

When a Nothing becomes Everything…

  . The other day, while doing that thing known as waiting… in line… for something to happen. Which in this case was being stuck in a queue at the checkout of a… Continue reading

When Narcissists Are Joy Killers

Originally posted on My Own Keeper:
Once while swimming laps several years ago, I was struck by this thought: That if I were to be happy, I’d be betraying my mother and sister.…

Understanding Human

Ask me a question such as this one – If you could wake up tomorrow and be fluent in any language you don’t currently speak, which would it be? – and the answer… Continue reading

Diamonds on Water

. . Do you ever observe all the permutations which your mind makes of that which your eyes see? In a split second it can see… The sun after a rainstorm playing with… Continue reading

this bouncey-castle sequence of bumpings-into and tumblings-apart

“If you have seen a man misbehave once, do not from thence conclude him a fool; if you find he has been in a mistake in one particular, do not at once conclude… Continue reading

How Do You Know if Someone is a Narcissist or Not?

Someone recently asked me to assist them with a problem. They were concerned that a person they knew might be a narcissist, however they were also concerned that perhaps they were the one… Continue reading

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Psychopath

Last week I watched a TV series which I’d never heard of and which has seemingly been cancelled – Chasing Shadows – with Reece Shearsmith (of The League of Gentlemen and Psychoville). In… Continue reading

Relationship Software and Hardware Issues…

I couldn’t get to sleep last night, and once I did I had one of those dreams which explains everything to you about you, and those relationships which affect who you are, past… Continue reading

Saying Terrible Things…

. I called this photograph which I chose for the DP photo challenge: Blur – The Shredded Man. This photo came about because I was feeding a fire with loose packaging material and… Continue reading

When the Teacher is Ready, the Pupil Appears

One of the things which is often missing from stories about loners, is how hard it is to actually remain a loner when you’re in a public space. . Poorly Drawn Lines .… Continue reading

Through the Eye-shaped Window

The eyes are the windows of the soul. What does that mean? I used to think it meant that if you wanted to know about who someone really was, you had to look… Continue reading

Mystery Keeps Repeating

. Here comes the disclaimer part of the conversation… I’m not a believer in anything much, I’m more of a maybe-er, as in this may be but maybe it may not be, and… Continue reading

Sometimes I climb the Walls, and Lie on the Ceiling

. . “Let us dream of evanescence, and linger in the beautiful foolishness of things.” ― Okakura Kakuzō, The Book of Tea . . The title of this post is the tagline for… Continue reading


One of the so-called lessons of life which I’ve learned is that nothing is ever at it seems. That’s twisted. Why isn’t it just as it seems? What’s your problem, Life? Why can’t… Continue reading

How to Get a Narcissist to Love You

Originally posted on In the Net! – Stories of Life and Narcissistic Survival:
The title of this post arrived in my search terms about a year ago. This query also came up for Ursula…

How to be a Human Bean

. “For your information, I’m staying like this, and everyone else can just get used to it! If people don’t like me the way I am, well TOUGH BEANS!” ― Bill Watterson .… Continue reading

You Can’t Go Home Again… if… your home is a narcissist

“And he never had the sense of home so much as when he felt that he was going there. It was only when he got there that his homelessness began.” ― Thomas Wolfe… Continue reading

Goldilocks had Perfectionism Issues…

Leonard Leslie Brooke . Recently I’ve been catching up on one of my favourite TV series – Once Upon a Time. It’s an entertaining show for many reasons. The writers are having fun… Continue reading

“Exit, pursued by a bear.”

“Exit, pursued by a bear.” ― William Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale . . He does a bunch of stuff… “but is chased away in one of Shakespeare’s most famous stage directions: “Exit, pursued… Continue reading

I Should Tell Them

Originally posted on The House of Hale:
SO… I’ve pretty much worked through the emotional part of gearing up for my series next month. There is one final stumbling block that I really…

Doubt is the origin of Wisdom… or something like that

“Doubt is the origin of wisdom” ― René Descartes . . How do people view someone as an extension of themselves? This question popped up in my blog’s search term stats and jumped… Continue reading

Going Around in a Circle… of stars and things

Please be aware that this post contains Astrology, if you’re allergic to it… you know what to do, you’ve survived the vicissitudes of life thus far and don’t need me to tell you… Continue reading

Who is Manny?

One of the first things Manny said to me when I met him was – I have only three years to live. That was a rather grim (reaper) introduction. . Paul Gustave Dore… Continue reading

Happy Thank You More Please – What Children of Narcissists are supposed to Say

First off, before I say anything else – Half of the title of this post comes from a film I saw last night which hit one of those buttons within that is a… Continue reading

Where is Abroad to a Broad like me?

Dortmunder Nashorn mit Weltkarten-Motiv (World Rhino) by Erich Ferdinand . . If you’ve got this far, please explain yourself. No, wait, let me explain myself to you, I’m sure that’s what you and… Continue reading

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