Archive | August 2013

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Dark servant of happiness

I haven’t posted a story in a while, so here’s a dark tale to tie in with the vibrant Notting Hill Carnival, which takes place today and tomorrow. I submitted this to Tube Flash – very short stories inspired by London tube stations, and brooches. Do have a look; it’s a great way to give […]

The ‘More then the Skin You’re In’ post

Yesterday, I invited people to share stories about what they love about themselves. This took place in my local high street – the event organised by the wonderful people at Southend Feminist Group (a particular shout out to Hayley and Fiona, and all the other group members involved. Me, I was just along for the […]

Adventures with Generous Publicans and Practical Christians

Sometimes, there’s too much too say for a status update or a tweet, and for such times were blogs invented. This evening, in the stead of eating (which is over-rated anyway, and, as it transpired, there did go on to be biscuits) I did two things; attended a meeting with the organisers of a forthcoming […]

The girl who had worms in her brain: hospital diary

Written – as a record of my symptoms (for the doctors) – whilst being treated in the Royal London hospital, 2004. Gives a flavour of what it’s like to experience a mild brain injury. These are my own, unedited, words – as scribbled on the back of notes I’d been given about my condition. After […]

The girl who had worms in her brain: interlude

There’s this thing that happens. I suspect it’s a universal law. I only find stuff when I’m looking for other stuff. Recently, I found my passport when looking for a dongle, and found the dongle when looking for a printer driver. (I’m yet to turn up the printer driver.) This is likely to be connected […]