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February Malaise, And A Writer's Issue

I haven’t posted anything for a while. The cold continues, along with the grey and the general malaise associated with this time of year. The British public longs for spring. 110 more words



I could quite literally, submerge into you
still, the question remains
would it be a wholesome drowning?

I’m hopeful I won’t entirely disappear
I happen to like who I am… 40 more words


Groundhog Day – The Last Fairy Tale To Die

It’s Groundhog Day.

Groundhog Day was one of the last, if not the last fairy tale to die in my younger days.

Long after Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy had been exposed as frauds, I still clung to Groundhog Day. 711 more words


It's just fatigue!

Why do we need sleep?

It’s recommended that adults have between 7-9 hours of sleep per night. Our bodies use some of this time to repair tissues, restore energy, store activities and things we’ve learned throughout the day in our long-term memory, increase blood flow to our muscles to help restore and build strength, renew skin cells and aid recovery from free radical damage that occurs during the day, reduce cortisol (stress hormone) responsible for causing thinning of the skin and discolouration and increase melatonin which helps fight premature aging. 502 more words

Chronic Illness

Re-issued: Story of a Mum Who Skates

For posterity, I’m reposting some select articles, interviews, and features from the first two issues of Malaise that were published in late 2014 and early 2015. 622 more words



Malaise: A general feeling of discomfort, uneasiness, or depression

My hands became dark. My legs became dark. My eyes exerted nothing but darkness. The world around me was darkness. 118 more words

Micro Fiction

From 30 degrees in September to minus 5 in January

As you might have noticed if you peruse this blog occasionally, I tend to update in dated bursts. This is because electricity and internet are both finite resources at my place. 259 more words