Meandering Ways

. “I don’t want to be little again. But at the same time I do. I want to be me like I was then, and me as I am now, and me like I’ll be in the future. I want to be me and nothing but me. I want to be crazy as the moon,... Continue Reading →

A lesson learned from a spare pair of cow’s legs…

. “According to Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate parts, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves.” ― Plato . I thought they were horse's legs, but apparently they once... Continue Reading →

Dirt on the Lens

. "Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the Universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to... Continue Reading →

In a World full of Words…

. “I am out with lanterns, looking for myself.” ― Emily Dickinson . With a little effort on my part I might be able to get the lantern in the photo above to work as it once perhaps did. It's rusty, and bent in places where it should not be bent. It's a bit broken... Continue Reading →

The Compassion of Hornets

. There are so many things in this world which can hurt you... that it can seem as though you're a delicate flower whose petals are just seconds away from... . “I look at you and see all the ways a soul can bruise...” ― Shinji Moon . Right now I have a lump on... Continue Reading →

Going Off the Beaten Track

You're walking along a road and suddenly you come to a crossroads, okay, it wasn't that sudden, you saw it long before you got to it and were probably thinking about the problems it posed before you had to actually deal with the problem it would confront you with when you finally reached it... one... Continue Reading →

The Butterfly Monologue

. “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” ― Rabindranath Tagore . Diary entry day 1: After a long season of arduous work, it is finally time to balance the scales. I have found a most pleasing piece of real estate for my hibernation. This year I chose not to go... Continue Reading →

Daily Reflections…

. "How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true, But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you, And loved the sorrows of your changing face." ― W.B. Yeats . Every time I look... beyond my self, at that which lies around what sometimes feels like... Continue Reading →

…with an unbearable sweetness

. “She was breathing deeply, she forgot the cold, the weight of beings, the insane or static life, the long anguish of living or dying. After so many years running from fear, fleeing crazily, uselessly, she was finally coming to a halt. At the same time she seemed to be recovering her roots, and the... Continue Reading →

It’s happening… Barcelona Day!

Sometimes I do posts which are representative of a milestone in my life, this is one of them. They're there for me to remind me... because I have such a scattered mind, prone to forget... my own name at times. These posts rarely make sense... but that's not unusual for my posts. I'm not going... Continue Reading →

Psycho Pears and God of Mess

Oh god, I'm such a mess... I said those words out loud in frustration... to myself, to the empty walls, to the clutter of the room, to whoever is listening, the god of mess... I'd just become aware that once again my brain had scrambled information, it had been doing it all day,  on into... Continue Reading →

When your Mouth is Open… anything can get In as well as Out

There isn't much about life, people, myself, about anything or anyone else which surprises me enough to cause my mouth to drop open and my chin to hit the ground. It does happen but it is very rare. . . I'm not bragging, in fact I'm a bit annoyed about that as I like being... Continue Reading →

The Ba Ba-Ba Dook Dook Dook

. What hides in the cellar of you? What monster do you look after, soothe when it gets afraid of you, feed to keep it alive, yet hide because no one else must know about it... perhaps for the sake of your personal Babadook. . . That's sort of the message I got from watching... Continue Reading →

The Tower of Babylon… or is it babble on…?

Just a quickie... ... of a song which reminds me of things past... ... and stuff... ... so much has changed, yet remained the same, just viewed from another angle... 18o degrees from there to here... Time for the heart to turn... Time for the mind to change its mind... So much done in so... Continue Reading →

I’m Sick of All My Kicks

Three people walk into a bar... One of them gets concussion, and floats off into a blissful wonderland, where everything is peaceful, happy, and made of their favourites foods, which they can eat and eat and eat, drink, dance without rhythm, sing out of tune, say and do whatever they want, and never suffer any... Continue Reading →

We are an impossibility in an impossible universe

“We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.” ― Ray Bradbury . behind the scenes on the set of Aliens (via Buzzfeed) . Extraterrestrials can be found on my doorstep on such a regular basis that I've considered moving just to get away from their knock, knocks... I guess I should be thankful that they're... Continue Reading →

Is That Embarrassing or Embracing?

I have spent countless (oops... that was almost a socially unacceptable typo - you figure it out) hours beating myself up for cringing sins, social faux-pas whiplash. You'd think a mortal would be more practical with their time, but this mortal is human, and humans only pretend to be practical with their time and everything... 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 it he plays a police detective, who may have Aspergers (similar to that other police detective with Aspergers, Saga Noren, from The... 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 and present, and possibly also into the future. I woke up very late, around noon (OMG!?! - courtesy of how my cat... 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 there are many maybe's and may be's or not in between. The tarot. I don't believe a word the tarot tells me,... Continue Reading →

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 . Hello, Human Bean! And welcome to life on earth! You're new here, freshly born, a little green, and probably wondering what the... 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 by a bear." (It is not known whether Shakespeare used a real bear from the London bear-pits, or an actor in bear... Continue Reading →

Is Your Blog Post Yours or Does it Belong to Someone Else?

My levels of stupid are fairly healthy... compared to my levels of other things. In fact (yes, I used the word 'fact' on the internet cue the theme from Jaws...) being stupid is probably the healthiest aspect of me being me. I have a sweet spot for stupid me. She (yup, I'm messing with pronouns)... Continue Reading →

Shit People Say… and what we Learn from it

. . Last night I watched - Harmontown - and frigging loved it! Dan Harmon is that awesome teacher... you rarely get to meet in school. The one who tells it to you like it is. Whatever 'it' is. He tells you how awful the education system is. That's why he's a shit teacher, that's... Continue Reading →


. . What a week this has been and promises to continue to be... whether it will live up to its promises is something that can only be found out by experiencing what comes next. . . . . Sometimes you just have to go with the flow of whatever and adapt to it by... Continue Reading →

Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt

. . “Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.” ― Kurt Vonnegut . . I am not... repeat NOT... a social human animal. I absolutely love being alone. The idea of being shipwrecked on a desert island sounds blissful (I couldn't relate one bit to Tom Hanks in that shipwreckee talking to a football film), sure... Continue Reading →

Sometimes I wonder… Irene Cara - Out Here on My Own (from Fame - 1980) . . Sometimes I wonder Where I've been Who I am, do I fit in? Make-believing is hard alone Out here, on my own We're always proving Who we are Always reaching For that rising star To guide me far And shine... Continue Reading →

What happened to number seven…

“The fringes of their deserts were strewn with broken faiths.” ― T.E. Lawrence . . I was going through my blog archives, got caught up tidying an old post (did it need tidying, probably not but it got it anyway), considering it for a reblog because right now my mind is a bit of a... Continue Reading →

A Red Hair Day

Does how you appear on the outside influence who you are on the inside? Do you judge yourself based on your looks? Do others do something similar? . “Patch smiled. “You come by your red hair naturally?” I stared at him. “I don’t have red hair.” “I hate to break it to you, but it’s... Continue Reading →

Easier said than done… Have a Happy New Year!

“Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier'...” ― Alfred Tennyson . . United | Playing for Change via Playing for Change Youtube . . Best wishes from me to you for A Happy New Year . . “Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring,... Continue Reading →

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