Whilst I’m in the mood…Two updates in two days? Well, well, well, aren’t I suddenly keen? Tomorrow I’m going to Sunderland to see about helping set up a LGBTQ radio session. I always feel quite weird about doing anything LGBT as I identify as Q, queer, and I worry that I taint it with my… Continue reading Queer or not too Queer?
Well, haven’t I done a terrible job of keeping up with this blogging thing? I haven’t really felt like writing for this blog much because all of the important things happening in my life feel too personal to post about. Nothing apocalyptic, but just your regular first world, mid-life, psudo dramas that I worry… Continue reading London, Teen Fiction and Sex Pests.
You know when you read a story and it starts out so sad, but then it becomes heartwarming? ❤
Originally posted on #TeessideProfs:
Last week it was revealed that all professors who are not in management roles will have to reapply for their jobs. The outcry on social media from fellow academics and through the hashtag #TeessideProfs has been resounding. In the spirit of solidarity with our colleagues and as a warning to other…
I’m trying to get more into water colour, but damn me it’s hard! I think it requires a combination of forward planning and going with the flow that I find oddly distressing. Is it weird that I love the lower edge of the painting more than any other bit even though it pretty much embodies… Continue reading Toad/Stool. Mostly Water Colour .
Roxane Gay on her new memoir and on gaining acceptance for the female body in every shape and size. via Roxane Gay on the Final Frontier: Acceptance for Every Female Body — Longreads
Today was a good day. My boyfriend had a job interview, we met for lunch, and I bought some pretty awesome food. My boyfriend has been doing the same job for quite a while now, but his contract was temporary so he had to apply for it again when a permanent vacancy cropped up.… Continue reading Small Victories and Mushroom Soup