The Great I Am

Have you noticed how often people contradict themselves. I’m not talking about those who say one thing one minute and the exact opposite the next, they are very easy to spot if you… Continue reading

Tweet #19

“Some memories don’t even belong to you, they’re just stories people told you about your life, which aren’t necessarily true.” – @UrsusAbstrusus

Merging by MoonVooDoo

Merging by MoonVooDoo

Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow.

Yesterday I wrote about a friend who keeps telling me the same story, over and over again, and it made me think about the stories I repeat, the patterns which keep playing out… Continue reading

Pinteresting Memories

To be completely honest… or at least as honest as I’m ever going to be with others and with myself… although… no… I think I was about to tell a fib… anyway… the… Continue reading

Once Upon a Time in a Land Far Away

The weather is wild in this part of the world, bringing with it rain, chills, and gusting wind. Upon the wind came a memory of fairytales, fables, and fascinating stories which I absorbed… Continue reading

Tweet #18

“Don’t ever stop doing what you do, saying what you say, there is always someone who is inspired by you, even when you don’t know it” – @UrsusAbstrusus

CryingIcicles by MoonVooDoo

CryingIcicles by MoonVooDoo

Missing Teaspoons and Other Very Important Issues

And The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon by Randolph Caldecott . . Once upon a time two little teaspoons went missing, or so the Lady of Cutlery thought. She didn’t bother to… Continue reading

Toxic Niceness

So many people move through life pretending to be who they are not, being nice on the surface when they are seething with rage inside, being mean when they have a heart of… Continue reading

Tweet #17

“Dear Past, I severed ties with you a while ago, why must you keep coming back to haunt me, lots of unlove, fuck off now, Me.” -@UrsusAbstrusus

Memories Hold Messages

Out of the blue the other day I remembered a dinner party that I attended many years ago. It was an intimate and very strange gathering of strangers, who momentarily pretended to be… Continue reading

FeatherDrops by MoonVooDoo

FeatherDrops by MoonVooDoo

Tweet #16

“I stopped caring about what people think of me, when I realised that it was based on whether I did what they wanted me to do or not.” – @UrsusAbstrusus

Flies and Other Messengers of Nature

What is your animal totem? I see this question a lot on the internet. Some people answer it seriously, others take the piss. Those who take it seriously always choose glamorous creatures as… Continue reading

La Cucaracha

The Cockroach King by E. “Wolfkina” Crowder   The Cockroach teaches us how to use what we have available to us for survival. To clean out the dead and useless aspects of our… Continue reading

Only The Lonely Can Play

Hiding. That is probably my real superpower. Hiding behind a facade of make-believe. Let’s pretend I’m fine, happy, and other pleasing lies which people prefer. It’s the game I play which never seems… Continue reading

PresentTense by MoonVooDoo

PresentTense by MoonVooDoo

Love Without Restriction

The other day I came across this quote: “Love me without restriction, Trust me without fear, Want me without demand and accept me for who I am.” My initial reaction to it was… Continue reading

Unnatural Talent

Most of my friends are misfits, mavericks, and wonderfully weird. When I say ‘most’ I mean ‘all’, but some of them have not accepted their fate yet. It is important to allow your… Continue reading

Tweet #15

“The smallest thing can make my lips curl into a secret smile of utter pleasure.” – @UrsusAbstrusus

SpiderPearls by MoonVooDoo

SpiderPearls by MoonVooDoo

Your Secret Self

Someone recently asked me – What do you disclose about yourself to others, and what do you keep hidden? They were trying to figure out how much of themselves, their life, to reveal… Continue reading

GhostsDon’tBurn – November Tale by MoonVooDoo

GhostsDon’tBurn – November Tale by MoonVooDoo This is my entry for the Neil Gaiman/Blackberry A Calendar Tale Competition.

Everything is a Ghost in the Brain… And Ghosts Can’t Be Burned

This Ghost in the Brain series has been quite an intense experience. When I get too intense, when it lasts for a long period, the intensity stops being thrilling and becomes a heavy… Continue reading

Tweet #14

“Rules tend to eff things up because that’s what they exist to do even though they promise to fix everything.” – @UrsusAbstrusus

Just When I Thought I Was Out… They Pull Me Back In.

Yes, the title of this piece is a quote from The Godfather trilogy. It sums up perfectly how I’m feeling right now. About life. About family. Just when I thought I had managed… Continue reading

Alonely by MoonVooDoo

Alonely by MoonVooDoo

Tweet #13

“People who express themselves as they are, who do it because it is an impulse stronger than the desire to belong and fit in. I adore you!” – @UrsusAbstrusus

Ghosts in the Brain – Ghost # 5 – Why Don’t You Love Me

“Tell me who you want me to be and I can be that person for you. For a while. Then the illusion will dissipate, the mists will part, and you will see the… Continue reading

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