Category Archives: Life

Twelve and a half years in survival mode, knowing you’ll never be good enough

I’m not particularly good at anything. I’m okay as a writer and I can do a number of things to a certain standard that looks good to someone who doesn’t know anything about those things, like horse-riding and drawing and … Continue reading

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Looking forward is the ultimate demonstration of hopefulness

To that end, this is my yearly “All The Stuff I Want To Do This Year And Most Likely Won’t Actually Do” post, which S. J. Higbee and I make a point of doing every year around this time, in … Continue reading

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These are the consequences of abuse and lawyers who don’t care

I didn’t want to write this post. I still don’t, but I’ve been told that I should share what’s been going on over here over the last couple of years on the basis that it might help. I guess the … Continue reading

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I care – day #2 without chocolate

We went food shopping today. For the first time in a long time, so long I can’t actually remember how long it’s been, I didn’t buy chocolate. I started doing this at some point earlier this year. I’d buy a … Continue reading

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Wet feet and windowsills

Today is a better day. I have wonderful friends, one of whom sent me money for Scrivener and another of whom insisted on buying a couple of ebooks directly from me so that I could get 100% of the money. … Continue reading

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I thought I couldn’t sink any lower

You might notice that this is a different website to the one I’ve historically blogged on. Well, about that… Up to yesterday afternoon, I thought I couldn’t sink any lower. That things were as bad as they could get and … Continue reading

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