In My Body

The thing about memories of bullying, body shaming, abuse, violence, assault is that they’re intangible. It’s even hard to capture them in words. Yet, they lodge in pieces inside the body & erode the insides with every breath. When those insides are housed in a female body, it’s not a house as much as a warzone. Courtroom for custody battles.

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Smooth Egg Brain

The second dark COVID of my soul is here except it doesn’t feel quite as dark. The first time round, the sickness punched me right across my worst pain points (just like my ex) and left me reeling, disoriented, unfocussed. Things happened after that, mostly without my plan, calendar dates passed, meetings came and went, opportunities may have cropped up

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Focaccia & Fortitude – From Scratch

From Scratch on Netflix is one of my serendipitous finds. Most entertainment feels too disruptive, volatile, jarring. There’s something angry & brutish about even supposedly happy/light content like comedy, food stories, design shows etc. So finding a show or movie that isn’t like that is always delicious. They don’t have to be about light topics, they don’t need to avoid

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