To Live For Today

The cigarette slipped from her lips and dropped into her coffee with a pathetic fizzle. “Well fuck.” Setting the mug on the windowsill she rubbed her eyes. Which first, more coffee or roll another? Coffee. Coffee always wins. It was…

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Why I’m Not Doing Blogmas

I’m not doing Blogmas, as much as I might like to, because that nasty voice in my head doesn’t need any more fuel. I’m going to make things when I can, and write when I feel inspired and I’m going to keep going off day at a time because that’s how you keep yourself alive and healthy

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Sideways-Cycled Lampshade

I want to be very clear here. This is not a tutorial. Tutorials tend to require the author to at some point have some idea what they’re doing. That’s not really my style. This is a more honest account of the DIY experience. Fun, frustrating, confusing, and at times quite painful.

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The Second Coming (Out) Scarf

So much of what we tie our identities to are ultimately just choices, and we’d rather pretend we’re not capable of making the opposite choice. I’ve made a lot of choices recently that I would once have said I never could. I would have said that it wasn’t who I am. The truth is that I am whoever I am. There are no rules. It’s a very mixed feeling.

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The Stair Game

It was like playing darts with friends. And that was the secret to Baby’s specialness I think. Once you understood her, spending time with her was like spending time with a human friend. She didn’t entertain you, in the same way that if you go dancing with a friend neither of you are entertaining the other.

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