Book Club discussion questions for those unsure where to begin talking about the novel Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones.
Please note that this essay addresses religion and the 2017 Same Sex Marriage Plebiscite. A little over a year ago on a website that looked very different to this one, I posted a muddling and slightly incoherent essay in which I came out publicly as a bisexual woman. I say publicly because a few days … Continue reading Revisiting 2017
If you know anything about me you probably know that I'm a bit of a horror fan. Only converted a few years ago but since then I've been working through the oeuvre of the genre in both fiction and film. I'm also a judgy bitch and read a lot of reviews where people post their … Continue reading Top 5 Books for Halloween
Books have never left me, stories have never left me. Instead; they've become a part of me, seeping into my blood and bones like oxygen.
originally written 12th September 2017 Stranger looks me in the eye and says You, are not, respected Stranger turns their face away but they shout so it carries Slut And again That slut The one who said no More than once It was not enough Stranger names me once again Dumb Bitch Dumb Bitch As … Continue reading Poem: My Other Names
The strangest thing about the end of the world was the way in which the stars became brighter. It made sense of course, without electricity to power the cities there was nothing to create the masses of light pollution that had obscured the sky. Now, the monsters were illuminated from above, and they could only … Continue reading Short Story: Swallow
It's officially July... and I've been super busy but I'm somehow still ahead on my Goodreads challenge. I'm as mystified as you are and my friends all hate me in their usual loving way. So here are some standouts from June! As succinctly as I can because I am not that. So I read 30 … Continue reading Reading Retrospective: June 2018