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Where it all began...

My name is Francesca, I’ve started this blog as a very good friend advised it would be a good way for me to deal with my journey of anxiety. 729 more words



it all falls

right into the cracks

as if the claustrophobia

feels just right

Blame it on Rumi

I awoke at 3:30 in the morning, Paris time, and couldn’t get back to sleep.  In fact, I had barely rested the first two nights of our trip.  664 more words

Breast Cancer Survivor

Mixed feelings.

The LSO and I are in a strange place at the moment and I am dealing with a raft of mixed feelings and emotions. The new puppy arrived on Friday to much excited barking from Barney and much squeaking from Lucie but that didn’t last long as her feisty little character popped out and she barked back. 427 more words

Stairway to Heaven

How anyone willingly gets in a steel box enclosed in a concrete tube is beyond me. I was eight the first time I got stuck in a lift and the memory of that, lingers with me still. 1,241 more words

The Powers That Be, Part 23: Deep freeze

I guess late Sunday posts is becoming a thing now. I do have the offer to make up for it with a Greatest Showman review sometime this week, however. 3,977 more words


The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh 

“You are not in jail. You are not in hell. You are in Texas,”

I don’t know what drew me to pick up this book. I think the premise of murderers having their memories wiped is an interesting premise, but at the same time I tend to approach crime fiction warily as it seems to be an oversaturated genre of fiction. 222 more words

Crime Fiction