https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTjQq5rMlEY Watching this video I immediately knew that I am in no way qualified to deconstruct the layers of meaning packed into this video by Janelle Monae. There's so much. It's art. So I'm just going to be quiet and watch. Here's the video for your attention.
Today I went and got a Chinese massage My shoulders were tight for weeks I'd had enough $20 for 20 minutes it was a reasonable price Nice lady soft hands OUCH this shop smells nice OUCH I should have come here sooner The pain is my muscles being stretched for the first time in days… Continue reading The Chinese Massage
I made a series of tweets on this topic a while back, so here's my 'official' blog post. I never thought I'd be a 'plant' person. I was generally classed as a 'nerd' in my school years - and yet I somehow managed to peel myself away from a computer screen to become a green… Continue reading Becoming a Plant Person
Since I moved across the country (again), this time do conduct a residency term at university, I have been gifted with the kindness of strangers. People whom I only met hours previously have chatted, remembered my name, and invited me along to events. All it took was a kind word, an introduction, and the flexibility… Continue reading Kindness
I'm sure there's a German word for it The feeling Like you've been crying for hours Yet your eyes are dry When you wake The heavy dread that lies in your chest Every time you think About what you need to do I have to I've got to It's time It's time. What I would… Continue reading A Hard Emotion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jwPqDVtsTU If you enjoy the music of Fallout, or just want some old-timey music to accompany your writing, here it is! Found this gem the other day and it's just unobtrusive enough to allow for proofreading.