Day 12 – What If

Dear Diary,   Today is DAY 12 of my writing challenge and one of my lists suggests I write ‘something you always think ‘what if’ about’.   What can I say ‘What If’ is the biggest trap It is so big, deep, barbed and dangerous it can cause depression. I know I have been there….

Colder than Snow Queen

Dear Diary, I absolutely had to share this with you. I’ve been watching The Fall (British TVseries) the other night and… as any MA in Critical Literature would do, started comparing Gillian Anderson in X-Files and in The Fall. They are two completely different yet very much similar women… However, the point of my pondering…

Princessly Poor Choices. Part 3

This is the third and final installment in my Princessly Poor Choices Series (Part 1 and Part 2 are here ) There are are much more Princesses around and way much more ‘poor’ choices they’ve made. Well, it is all nice and good in retrospective, isn’t it. Rapunzel A girl with magic gold hair falls…

Princessly Poor Choices. Part 2

In Princessly Poor Choices Part 1 I tried to share my take on famous Disney Princesses and their love and life choices. Now, at 42 and being as jaded as I am, I see those beautiful girls in amazingly sparkling dresses and tiaras from a very different angle. Here is my take on more Princesses Ariel…

Zoosk my day away. A week (almost) on

What did I think? Why did I bother? I am not a week in but am already feeling sorry for myself and feeling bad about wasting my time and money. My self-esteem is not at it’s lowest obviously. I still have my standards and preferences. What is it with men in sunglasses. Do they really…