The Thinky Pain of Mars in Scorpio

. “That’s the big challenge of life—to chisel disappointment into wisdom so people respect you and you don’t annoy your friends with your whining.” ― Marc Maron . Have you ever met (and I'm using the concept of meeting very loosely) someone who made you do a double take and say to yourself - Omg,... Continue Reading →

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Paint it White

. “I've been making a list of the things they don't teach you at school. They don't teach you how to love somebody. They don't teach you how to be famous. They don't teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don't teach you how to walk away from someone you... Continue Reading →

It’s Just Not Fair! – a short story about Saturn square Sun

Do you have a sense of what is fair and what is unfair? Do others agree with you about this? If they agree with you... is that fair? Let me put it another way, which may seem unfair as I may appear to be changing the rules or something like that... How does it feel... Continue Reading →

What Would You Like Me to Write About?

The other day I wrote a post about how blogs are people, how what you find on a blog reflects the person behind the blog who experiences all the ups, downs, and usual merry-go-round of being a human living life. I know that's obvious but sometimes the obvious gets obscured by... by what? By all... Continue Reading →

Blogs are People

We, the people... shouldn't that be... We are people... ? because we are people, aren't we? and the 'the' just sounds like... (a band name) . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb7_pOu4kuc . something which separates us from who we are... together and apart... a typically human experience... disconnected even when connected... and that kind of connected disconnectedness leaks out... Continue Reading →

What if who you are and who you wish for you to be met?

Just once... I'd like to answer one of the Daily Post's prompts properly... (maybe you wish I'd do that too... I don't know, I can't focus on your wishes when I'm too distracted by the flashing lights and blaring horns of mine) The me who wishes that isn't the me who writes my posts... so... Continue Reading →

The Benefits and Risks of Turning 40

Before I launch into another long post where I talk all about myself, and verbally masturbate until I selfishly orgasm, I'd like to say... Thank you very much to the wonderful person who inspired this post, our conversations mean a lot to me... I'm not going to make you take the blogging stage, but if... Continue Reading →

That’s what people remember…

. Ah... memories... What do you think people remember about you? Is it everything you'd hoped they'd remember about you or... is it everything you'd hoped they'd forget? People have a strange way of remembering what you want them to forget and of forgetting what you want them to remember... ...they feel the same way... Continue Reading →

What Am I Doing… She asks and explains

Do you like being asked questions? Do you like answering questions? Depends on the questions, doesn't it? What if those questions are about getting to know yourself, and the answers you give reveal you to yourself in some way? . . You may have noticed that the last few posts on this blog have a... 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 →

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 →

Answering Questions about Capricorn

Since it's Capricorn season (not open season on Capricorn - which is all year round), I thought I'd have some fun (yes, Capricorns can do that thing known as having fun) and take some of the search terms in my blog's stats which people have asked their search engines to answer for them about Capricorn...... Continue Reading →

Web Therapy… Narcissist Style

. . What if.... You decided that you needed to perhaps, maybe, see a therapist. There's nothing really wrong with you, but you have a few issues which have been bothering you which you can't quite work out on your own and your usual confidantes aren't quite doing their job where helping you sort something... Continue Reading →

Note to Self: Don’t Listen to Me (including this note to self…?)

I've just been helping (more like hindering) a friend record the voices to characters in an animated short film. I'm voicing one of the characters... ruh roh! Have you ever listened to your voice on a recording? Forget all other types of blows to self esteem this one takes the cake or a big bite... Continue Reading →

Out damned spot… of the telltale heart!

. . Doct.  What is it she does now? Look, how she rubs her hands. Gen.  It is an accustomed action with her, to seem thus washing her hands. I have known her to continue in this a quarter of an hour. Lady M.  Yet here’s a spot. Doct.  Hark! she speaks. I will set... Continue Reading →

Do Capricorns Like Silly People?

The Devil's Rejects (2005) - written & directed by Rob Zombie (a Capricorn) . . Do Capricorns like silly people - is a search term which led someone to my blog. It made me chuckle so much that I decided to dedicate a post to it. It also made me intensely curious about what had... Continue Reading →

Quirks of each Astrological sign: What makes you loveable can also be annoying! PART 3 of 3

What a talented artist in both drawing and wit!
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Yes, I looked at the illustration for and read my sign first, and what I read made my soft teddy bear center reach out to hug a stranger and utter the words “There, there, it’ll all be fine!”… but then my soft teddy bear remembered that his arms were lopped off (like the Black Knight in Monty Python and the Holy Grail) and he has not spoken for so long due to needing to bite his tongue to stop himself from screaming in pain that he’s forgotten how and the sound of his own voice saying something… mushy (and probably factually incorrect, I mean how do I know if it’s all going to be fine, should I be misleading someone like that with possibly pointless hope?)… might scare him back into hiding behind that hard exterior.
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No idea why my inner teddy bear is a ‘he’… he just is a he.
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The other signs are equally humorously insightful, the drawings are brilliant… and the disclaimers are hilarious!
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Brilliant blog and artist!

SeraTakesOnLife

Art and Article by Seraphina Lum
Please ask for my permission and give due credit if you want to use my drawings.

Yay! It’s here! Final part to this series Part 3 is here!

I think I’m in the homestretch of recovery. This has been the worst bout of flu/fever I’ve had since last year. Lots of mucus in the back of my throat still, keep hacking, coughing and spitting like an old man every few minutes. Sexy, I know.

But enough about my bodily fluids! I know ya’ll clicked on the link to see a breakdown on the last 4 signs, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces! If any of you belong to these, thank you for your patience. Your roasting awaits 😀

For Part 1 of Aries, Taurus, Gemini, and Cancer

And for Part 2 of Leo, Virgo, Libra, and Scorpio, linkety link right here

Let’s begin!

Disclaimer: I’m by…

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Forget meteors and zombies — Giant rabbits are world’s biggest threat

A post full of giant… chuckles, laughs and other fluffy things which make you ache in a good way!

The news presented in the way… I wish all news sites would do it, because frankly I’m fed up of clicking on an interesting READ THIS NOW type of news headline only to find the article is just a rehash of a rehash of a rehash of ‘humans know nothing but think they know everything and panic about it on a daily end of the world basis’.

This is a news a la Doctor Who! Most excellent blog!

Thank you for sharing.

Ned's Blog

image As a journalist, I’m trained to recognize the most subtle signs of trouble:

A misspoken word.

A reluctant glance.

A horde of slobbering rabbits.

Thanks to my training and experience, and several highlighted newspaper clippings sent in by concerned readers, I have painstakingly pieced together what I, as a member of the conservative media, believe is undeniable evidence that rabbits are planning to take over the world.

How?

By radiating themselves and producing offspring roughly the size of Volkswagen Beatles.

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It’s Probably Matt’s Fault

Dear Matt... No, I'm not writing an open letter to you, my usage of 'Dear Matt' was just a figure of speech. Dear, dear Matt. The other day while emptying the massive pile of s... pam in my blog's spam folder, I received this message from WordPress.     Dear Matt. Oh dear. Dear, oh... Continue Reading →

Internet Treasures: Fun Ways to analyse your Blog

My post yesterday was rather serious, as I was in a deeply contemplative mood. As is often the case when I feel myself diving too deeply into the inner ocean, especially the dark parts of it, which is necessary and rewarding, but I don't want to drown or lose my sense of perspective, I tend... Continue Reading →

Internet Treasures: The Gunfighter… and those pesky voiceovers!

http://vimeo.com/79306807   The Gunfighter by Eric Kissack Found via my partner (pardner) who found it via a Twitter tweeter who found it via ShortoftheWeek.   If you love Westerns and grew up on a regular dose of them like I did, and imagined yourself in the role of a cowboy always on the verge of... Continue Reading →

Internet Treasures: WheezyWaiter… and a belly full of laughs!

I have a serious week ahead of me, and today in particular is full of foreboding... So... my preparations have been to find as much laugh-inducing moments as possible. I use humour to deal with everything and I really don't care how inappropriate it is, as I tend to keep it to myself since it... Continue Reading →

Life, Dreams and a Doozy of a Week

When I saw this week's writing challenge on The Daily Post: Worlds Colliding about the different personas and facets of ourselves which we use to interact and deal with life, I thought - This is fun! It got my questionable creative juices flowing because it falls into my wheelhouse of observing myself and being aware... Continue Reading →

A present for you guys

Pure Brilliant Genius!!!

A wonderful post by a lovely incredibly talented blogger with a beautiful soul!

She thinks she’s weird, maybe she is… I still can’t see it, but maybe because we’re a similar kind of weird and it seems normal and logical to be that way.

Please check out the bloggers whom she raps about (not me, you’re already checking me out and raising a cynical eyebrow)!

CUPID OR CATS

So I wrote a rap to name check some of my favourite bloggers as a massive thank you to you all. I have provided you with a SICK beat to listen to so that you can actually rap along with this. Please, ignore the name of the song, I do not want to see your genitals.

So go on, press play, and proceed:

There once was a girl, we’ll call her Jane
She set up a blog, and its content’s insane
But she met some people who’ve made it so easy
So she wrote this rap to rival Jay-Z

She wants these guys to know one thing
That she once had a weird crush on sting
And also, she loves you all
Ok…that’s two things

First there’s Ben, who’s been here since the start
His blog is bitter
But he has a heart

Then there’s Trent, who’s so…

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The Moon, Venus and Neptune walk into a bar…

In The Bar by Ricard Canals     The Moon in Virgo, Venus and Neptune in Pisces walk into a bar. They all stop just over the threshold, inadvertently blocking the doorway so no one else can get in or out. They don’t mean to be rude or selfish, they’re just assessing whether their decision... Continue Reading →

Internet Treasures (and distractions): GeoGuesser wants you to tell it (for points) where in the world you are

Who are these people and why are they staring at me? - is the first thought which popped into my mind when I saw this image while trying out a new game and distraction - GeoGuesser - Let's Explore the World! - to pass the time while I wait in the in-between for stuff to... Continue Reading →

Answering the Proust Questionnaire under the Influence of Female Hormones

Marcel Proust by Standard Designs My brain is neither predominantly male nor female. I know this because I took a test to determine the sexuality of that particular member of the club known as me… on the internet and internet tests and their results are known to be accurate. My body is predominantly female. I... Continue Reading →

How Can You Outwit Peter Pan and His Secretive Ways?

"Where Every Moment Leaves You Hungry For More" - Russel Brand as Captain Hook - Dream Disney series by Annie Leibovitz How can you outwit Peter Pan and his secretive ways? That question was asked of me on tumblr by Anonymous. I don’t know how many other people have also been asked this question by... Continue Reading →

Covert Oops – codename: She Who Laughs First

She who laughs first turns embarrassment into a shared moment of fun, of ice-breaking joviality, of another fight won against perfectionism, of loosening the noose of seriousness, of just plain being human appreciation. I’ll admit I look rather sinister in that photo, but a funny kind of sinister. I have a twisted sense of humour... Continue Reading →

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