Exhausted and angry

I’m tired of expecting people to do the right thing. Even more, I’m tired of feeling like I can’t expect them to do the right thing. It’s utterly exhausting and depressing to expect the worst of people.  I don’t want to. Truly I don’t. And I try really hard to keep it at bay, to hang onto that smiling wide-eyed optimism that I used to have in droves. I think it makes me an uglier person when I let it in, […]

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The new normal

I believe that prolonged exposure to a lot of things can normalise them. Over time, we internalise them as ‘the new normal’, and we just get on with it. The ramifications of this idea are huge in general, but I’m only thinking about it on a tiny scale based on how I’ve been feeling recently. (And the reason I’m thinking about this is entirely not kink related: Kink?! […]

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Lifting out

Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 mark'Passion fruit' by Paul Munhoven

Hauling myself out of a slump is tricky. If I try too hard, I rail against myself like I somehow want to see me fail. It’s ridiculous, and yet it’s true. I mentioned that I signed up to this 10 week challenge at my gym which is meant to be all full-on, and it can be, but given I’m a bit broken I’m taking it relatively easy. What it’s about for me is having an external goal to think about vs just rattling around inside my own head like some demented ferret. […]

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Rigid cock rings: PSA

I don’t know anything about rigid cock rings except that they look sexy and they scare me silly. I somehow can’t get past this horrible visual of someone being unable to get it off an engorged cock and having a terrible paniced trip to the emergency room (DON’T SEARCH FOR THAT, I WARNED YOU!). I know it’s silly really, […]

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Administery admin: aka ‘yawnfest’

I know you all just want to hear about my date, but bear with me here: I’m about to change my blog theme (have I ever mentioned how much I hate change? I do, I hate it). About 54% of my readers access my blog from desktops, 32% from mobiles, and 14% from tablets. My current theme is so old that it doesn’t properly support the smaller devices, […]

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The fabulous Stella Gibson

** SPOILERS! ** I’ve just watched Season 1 of The Fall. It amuses me greatly that Jamie Dornan is essentially playing the next chapter of Christian Grey as a stalkery creep, only in this iteration he actually kills the women he stalks.  But that’s not why I’m mentioning it. I’m mentioning it for the very brief liaison Gillian Anderson’s character, […]

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How to make Milo

This is a Very Important Topic*. Milo is a chocolate malt drink that is a staple in Australia, right up there with Vegemite. The value of Milo (vs other chocolate milk additives) is that it’s crunchy, so when you have it, you have to embrace the crunchiness of it and not waste it. There is much debate about the best way to have Milo, […]

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Travelling

I’m away from home at the moment, on another continent, a vacation, a scoping out. No, not meeting a potential (come on, like I’d be able to keep that to myself!), more’s the pity.  Random things floating around in my head. —- I have some internet connectivity, but I am uninterested in it. It seems so far away. […]

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