As toilets in bars go, I like the ones in All Bar One on Houndsditch in London.  It’s close to the office and has the perfectly proportioned tables that bars in this part of the city often have…  allowing tipsy lunch time office workers to wag their tongues with abandon, freeing themselves from their corporate... Continue Reading →

This last couple of weeks has been particularly rough, and now more than I ever I am glad that I have this blog, the inner dialogue that facilitates it and that I have someone like José in my life that will listen to me no matter what (even when he doesn't really get what I'm... Continue Reading →

A couple weekends ago José and I were in Amsterdam and being the socially adept people that we are we were chatting to a guy that we met and he asked how long José and I had been together.  When I replied to say "...just under two years...", he seemed genuinely shocked that we still... Continue Reading →

I've noticed something about myself in the last few months that is entirely new and quite disturbing - I've become a bystander. In a recent conversation; I reacted very strongly but also like a caged animal - as in, I wasn't able to be cogent about my reaction and therefore a little voice inside me... Continue Reading →

I can often be heard moaning, usually to my boyfriend Jose, about lack of time that I have and that I am so easily overwhelmed by the amount of ‘stuff’ that I have to do…  I am absolutely certain that I drive him mad! I have noticed lately that I keep getting all stressed and... Continue Reading →

You know, lately I find myself repeating, "I don't understand..." to myself countless times during the day and seemingly more than I remember doing so before! What I am finding lately, is that the general reaction to that statement, should I ever dare to utter it out loud that is, is one of fear and... Continue Reading →

So yesterday Jose and I really talked things through (I didn't even watch Game of Thrones - but I wont pull at that thread right now!) and it really was helpful, and also positive... we seem more able to move forward now. Naturally there were a few bumps along the way but all in all... Continue Reading →

So in the last two weeks I have been given feedback that has been so off the wall that it has really disoriented me and as it has turned out, because I am such a reflective person (read sometimes too damn reflective), on both occasions it happened to be that the people giving me this... Continue Reading →

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