Category Archives: Soapbox

Desperate Times

Yesterday I woke up and realised that I was tired of complaining. I made a snap decision: no more negativity. No whinging. It was going pretty well until I wandered into the kitchen half an hour later and saw one … Continue reading

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‘If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies’

I went on holiday recently, and being the terrible caregiver that I am, completely forgot to do anything about my plants. I don’t know any of my neighbours so noone was going to come in and water them. I’d meant … Continue reading

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Global Villagers and the Greetings Conundrum

I’ve always been a fairly ‘no contact’ kind of person. Which is fine, because I’m British. I’m allowed to keep a reasonable amount of distance between my body and everybody else’s; it’s a part of my culture. When I meet … Continue reading

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The End of the World As We Know It

I’ve been on two little outings this week that I thought were worth a mention, The two are unrelated, but can be tenuously linked under a sort of apocalyptic theme…

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To Battersea and Beyond!

Once the initial euphoria of my move to the big smoke had worn off, I have to admit to finding myself feeling a little down in the dumps. I’ve been used to working pretty much every hour possible, which really … Continue reading

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Honey, I’m Home!

OK, so I turned out to be a pretty rubbish blogger. I mean, this is my third post in the last eight months, not exactly what I had planned in the beginning. I’d like to excuse myself by saying that … Continue reading

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Gun Control – Time To Act

I’m not really in the habit of pouring my heart out on the internet. Frankly, I’ve never really felt that I had anything particularly important to say. However, yesterday’s events have made me rethink that a little bit. I do … Continue reading

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