It starts with madness, of course, it does. A sort of fidgeting of the soul. A restlessness. You begin by plotting your own career downfall from corporate superstar on the rise to wandering hipster sleeping on a warmed wooden floor in a Jjimjilbang (Korean public bathhouse), drinking Soju and eating pig’s ears. It is completely unreasonable. Why would anyone want to leave a sometimes racist, … Continue reading Butterfly
He is the cutest thing when he is upset. Shoulders sagged, face dropped and even his lips are turned down. All his emotions having plummeted to the floor, collecting in a pool of tears. He is wounded. And I imagine his little heart smarting from the painful jab of Vitamin NO. Poor little angel face. So angry with me. But there is nothing that I … Continue reading Childlike
My dear Nameless, Hormones are messing me up. I feel fragile and constantly on the verge of tears. I want cake, comfort, food, and hugs – which I am afraid to go to any of my friends for because while they may be elderly, understanding, and ‘just a little portly’ (excellent for teddy bear hugs by the way) –they are also male! Not only male … Continue reading The Madalas
I went to a flea market today And there I met a man. Tall, dark and charismatic He called himself the Moon Guy. He gave me a gift A necklace with a half heart pendant. I looked up at him with questioning eyes He smiled at me. “You only ever have the one half, my darling,” he said. “The other is fragmented and broken up … Continue reading The Moon Guy
Words from the wise.
1. Take risks in your life. If you win, you can lead; if you lose, you can guide.
2. People are not what they say but what they do; so judge them not from their words but from their actions.
I notice that I have been looking for myself in the protagonists of the books I choose lately. All of them single, late twenty-something women, living very busy yet lonely confusing lives- trying to figure out their career, love life, SIBLINGS!!! & their spouses but most importantly – themselves. Does it seem strange to you that the person we are is also a mystery to … Continue reading A Conversation with Life.
And need a sweet fix that won’t bugger up the diet. 1 large banana 1 Tbsp Coconut Flour 1 Egg Mash up banana and tip into a bowl. Add egg and flour. Whisk together till you have a smooth pouring consistency. Warm a little butter or vegetable oil or use cooking spray in the pan and fry pancakes for about a minute on each side. Continue reading When you can’t sleep…
Ever been unceremoniously dumped. Like out of the blue, haven’t got a clue, didn’t see it coming type of break up? Well, that makes you, me and Abigail- who’s just been on the receiving of an “we’re not compatible’ speech, swiftly followed by a box of all her belongings delivered to her door step. Amongst her thing, she finds a bucket list her ex-boyfriend wrote … Continue reading The Bucket List to Mend a Broken Heart – ANNA BELL