Getting In The Bubble

I don’t have a real physical space dedicated to writing. I often lament that I don’t have a private room to myself, with creatively soft green coloured walls, a desk just for me, a door that closes, a large window looking onto beautiful scenery, a board to pin up and refer to great ideas, a […]

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That Devil, Comparison

There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. If you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost. The world will not have it. It is not […]

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Perspective

What do you see in this photo? I see a field of dandelions. Waiting patiently for their moment, to scatter, to spread, to embark on their last adventure. So that new dandelions can start a new one. I feel an irresistible urge to take a deep breath and set them on their journey just a […]

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The Gender Bandit

Why do I write? This was WordPress’ Writing 101 question of the day. I write to break moulds, to write about the moulds that need breaking and the people who are breaking them. One of the moulds that I feel most passionately about breaking are those related to gender. What it means to be male […]

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Getting Broken

I write for many reasons. The idea of this blog in particular was to write to break moulds. To write about people breaking moulds, and the experience of breaking them. But what happens when we are the ones who get broken instead?

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A Birthday Quest

She is not quite what they expected her to be, or to become. The moulds are lain out, waiting for her to settle in. Like a cat, to fill their odd shapes with her very self, bit by bit. To grow softly into their boundaries, until the moulds themselves can slip away and leave her to retain their shapes, […]

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