What I would’ve done…

This week I should have been heading to the airport, steeling myself for the 29 hour journey to London via Singapore. My bag would’ve been light, ready to bring back belongings I haven’t seen for nearly three years. I’d have enjoyed the two flights, excited about my trip and the novelty of flying, despite the amount of travel I’ve done. I’d have taken ear plugs … Continue reading What I would’ve done…

Apology languages

“I’m sorry…..But….” This drives me CRAZY. My ex-husband used to do it all the time. Apologies seemed meaningless and insincere. There was always a reason, an excuse for shitty behaviour; usually it was me. “I’m sorry. But…you know how to wind me up.” “I’m sorry. But…I had a bad day at work.” “That but wipes out the apology,” I told him. “No it doesn’t, it’s … Continue reading Apology languages

A musing on relationships

Recently I’ve had cause to think about [romantic] relationships and my perspective on them, and I’ve been asked to share them. (Just to be clear, this is my perspective.) Society mainly seems to define a successful relationship by it’s longevity, doesn’t it? No thought of whether it’s happy, or functional, or healthy. Just long.  Find the person you “want to spend the rest of your … Continue reading A musing on relationships

COVID-19 – how I’m doing right now

I’ve not written anything for a while; I don’t tend to write much if I’m a bit stressed or busy. Writing’s relaxing for me, but my head’s got to be in it. It’s strange times right now, which you don’t need me to explain, and I’ve not felt I’ve had anything to contribute. There’s SO much out there currently, I’ve not really wanted to add … Continue reading COVID-19 – how I’m doing right now