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First Post Anxiety

I have always wanted a blog, in the same way I have always wanted to write a book. I lack self-discipline and probably the confidence to do it though. 163 more words

First Blog

Accidental sex with a colleague...... Oops.

Surely the title says it all?

I’m sat here in bed, two days on from kissing my colleague goodbye outside the restaurant we had just brunched in, with my head pounding like hell, fighting the waves of nausea washing over me and – quite frankly – dying to get home to my bed to rest, recover, and more importantly, process what the hell had happened the night before. 1,145 more words


Beta Readers and Research in First Drafts

Word Count: 505 

Music: Wilco, “Forget the Flowers” from Being There

I’ve gotten feedback from two of my beta readers and mostly they were positive. Hurrah! 352 more words

Ignorance at times really is bliss

On Tuesday I had my review appointment for my wrist. Suddenly, things took a very different turn in my head as new information was thrown at me from what felt like a bazooka. 1,364 more words

Roller Derby

Oops, I did it again...

I was trying to come up with a good opening line but there really isn’t a good way of saying this. During our first 2015 game I only went and broke my wrist. 1,672 more words

Roller Derby

The Fear

The Fear

I have been watching a lot of Friends in my free time lately. It’s been years since I watched the six manhattenites navigate life in their oversized apartments, but I have missed them.

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The PhD Years

Random Encounter No. 6 - The Taxi Driver

“Cha cha” we shouted “slowly slowly”.

The taxi driver couldn’t, or at least didn’t want to, hear us. It wasn’t surprising considering the volume of the contemporary  286 more words