Eyes and emptiness The clock sucks seconds Minutes Hours This week I lost down the sofa In a back pocket somewhere A month gone musty A year screwed up at the bottom of a bag Like a forgotten receipt Heart pumps liquid Lungs breathe air Wet Hot Jolts of panic like fireworks The rattle of […]Read more "Poetic Interlude… Eyes and Emptiness"
I made a decision with this book, the ‘Book with magic in’, to return to fantasy. I’ve avoided fantasy since my late teens as I kinda got super bored of it. A lot of it felt the same and/or too feckin’ long. Too much stodgy world building, sexist depictions of women, tiresome tropes used the same […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge, Book 9: The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin"
Time to talk about these puppies. I think some of the most acute moments of ‘suffering’ as it were can come from the most unexpected places. I often find the effects of these two disorders more difficult to deal with than the larger symptoms of my cyclothymia and depression. They do, I suppose, amplify the […]Read more "MHM 4 – Avoidant Personality Disorder and Schizoid Personality Disorder"
Time for book 8 in my challenge (imagine challenge in Megamind’s voice, cos that’s how I generally say it), and it’s the book that’s been adapted into a tv show. I chose Wolf Hall. I like a bit of La Mantel in general, and this book was one that sat on my to-read list and […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge, Book 8: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel"
Well then, I said it might take a while for me to sort which of these movies was a favourite, and I was right. Could I point out that none of the ‘new’ Bond movies are included in this (I loathe Brosnan’s Bond and his movies and though I love Craig’s movies I felt I […]Read more "Favoured Fives… Bond Movies"
I may have read this character entirely wrong, but these vlogs are all my opinion so I went with my opinion. I had significant problems with this book. Many thoughts about what concerned me reside within this week’s (much shorter) challenge vlog. I think it’s important to reiterate here that I enjoyed reading this book […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge, Book 7: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky"
A plume of white smoke Trails the steam train of your laugh Cold tipped lips Dyed purple Ravishing The sky winks and snaps Bluest eye Cut by the white drift Of complacent cloud We are differently indifferent You to cold I to time And we ride the day side by side Conspirators © Ren Warom […]Read more "Poetic Interlude… Conspirators"