Category: Themes

Subject specific posts, grouped by theme.

Life isn’t getting any better here. We’re tolerating it because we have to, but it’s not pleasant in any way. I just want her to stop talking as it winds me up. She only leaves the house to take the …

Exasperation Read More »

As lesbian parents, we are not active in the gay community, nor are we activists for gay rights. We are just two mums trying our best to bring up our two little girls in the best way we know how, …

The Invisible Lesbian Read More »

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Depression is so evil. It grips you by the throat until swallowing and even breathing become laborious and challenging. It skews your reality so that you forget how to simply be. So that every movement takes extra thought and care. …

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Today is my last chance to do something about all this crap. Tomorrow I have to go back to work and then I’ll have to start the process of sorting out the relics of my broken relationship. I’ve prayed for …

Last Chance Read More »

It’s creeping in. The loneliness of single life is starting to rear its head. The realisation that this is it. For years and years ahead of me. Just me and my laptop. And my overactive mind. With occasional glimpses of …

Lonely Read More »

What a wonderful year it’s been for my family. One sister got pregnant against the odds and now has a beautiful baby girl. The other sister finally got engaged and we’re all excitedly planning the wedding with her. And then, …

Reflections Read More »