THE VERY LOST EMPATH

LOST. That is what I am. It's a four letter word, simple in meaning and universal the world over; but not so easy to stomach or deal with, as a sensation. In the airport during the balmy midday heat of a Canary Islands airport yesterday, I watched a little girl wander about on the shiny … Continue reading THE VERY LOST EMPATH

NOBODY CLAPS

All of us are a mixture of desirable and undesirable. We're wanted but sometimes rejected. We hope and we dream but we hurt and we ache and we break. We live on the finest of lines between elation and disaster. We're progressing, but sometimes we get absolutely stuck in the quick sand of ourselves. We're … Continue reading NOBODY CLAPS

‘LET IT GO’

This is a piece of writing that I wrote for the gorgeous Leanne Macdonald, a lush 'mumpreneur' here in the North East, leader of MIBA Newcastle and mum to four fantastic and well-rounded children....I'm sharing it on my summerSHINES blog as I happen to love it. It's another guest blog I really enjoyed writing and … Continue reading ‘LET IT GO’

PLEASE, VERY SOON *TW

TRIGGER WARNING- THIS POST CONTAINS GRAPHIC AND UNFILTERED EYE-OF-THE-STORM WRITING ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE AND EMOTION OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE, RAPE, AND EXPLOITATION. ONLY READ WITH CAUTION IF YOU FEEL IN AN EMOTIONALLY STRONG PLACE. Eye of the storm. Every thought and feeling and pulse inside my head is dialled up. Sorry love; too fucked for … Continue reading PLEASE, VERY SOON *TW