The Golden Herringbone Cape

I tend to post my crafting on Instagram, these days, but it takes up so much of my life/keeps me sane that it's silly not to post more of it, here. This project, though, I didn't even post on Instagram until after Christmas, as it was a present for a friend and I didn't want … Continue reading The Golden Herringbone Cape

Hana Matsuri at the Cowra Japanese Garden

Last Spring, which is in September down here in Oz, Superman and I took a drive through country Victoria and New South Wales to spend the Spring Equinox at the Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre. I was going to blog about it then but I often find myself reading about wonderful events I'd have … Continue reading Hana Matsuri at the Cowra Japanese Garden

How WordPress .com’s Reader can become the Facebook we actually want.

Big claim, I know, though not unique, either.  I've been thinking about Facebook a lot, lately, because I deeply want to leave but don't want to lose touch with the lives of so many friends and family members who now post to Facebook to connect with their wider social group. I understand why, I do … Continue reading How WordPress .com’s Reader can become the Facebook we actually want.

This little #spoonie went to Uni, but this little #spoonie must stay home.

In my last post I noted that what worried me, and my medical team, most about my returning to university after 25 years was how my hypotension, migraine, osteoarthritis and CFS/ME* would respond to the physicality of getting in to Uni. I also said that I had plans and solutions for everything I could imagine … Continue reading This little #spoonie went to Uni, but this little #spoonie must stay home.

On the cessation of chronic pain and the unexpected emotions accompanying it.

This post is for all my lovely friends but especially those of you living with #chronicpain, #chronicfatigue, #endometriosis, #adenomyosis and assorted debilitating, often invisible, conditions. On the 1st of Jun, 2018, I finally had the hysterectomy I had been begging for for over a decade to address the severe "period pain" which has stolen between … Continue reading On the cessation of chronic pain and the unexpected emotions accompanying it.