To help with understanding why it’s not as easy as people think to “just leave”, I will be writing a few memoir collections on my abusive ex. From here on in, I will refer to my ex as Ben, after Ben Affleck, because I have an irritational hatred for Ben Affleck. Seriously. There’s a lot of … Continue reading The Ex Files: Nothing Lasts Forever Vol #15
Now, I’m going to go out on a limb here on this one, and assume you mean more than what appears to be usual teenage “angst”. By “angst”, what I actually mean is that your children, when they reach a certain age, need to start forming relationships with people that aren’t their parents. This is … Continue reading Ask A Teacher (Parent Edition): My Child Won’t Speak To Me. Why?
When I first saw Melissa Lozada-Olivia’s slam poem Every White Man’s Sentence, I was personally really impressed. I thought she raised some excellent points about how some men try and silence women’s voices. This, to be clear, isn’t a feminist thing – although it’s a large part of feminism and part of the reason I … Continue reading Every White Man’s Sentence
The other night, I re-watched a powerful episode of Doctor Who. (Major Doctor Who fan. If you don't believe me, you clearly haven't seen my Instagram.) In this particular episode, The Zygon Invension, (it's a two-parter, with The Zygon Invasion being the first one, but I'm focusing on the second part for this post) the Zygons, an … Continue reading Truth or Consequences
According to a million scientific studies, including this one from Berkeley, music helps produce creative productivity. It also improves our mental health, and we're more likely to freely access memories that are stimulated via music. Think about it. Are you a Grey's fan? Or were you, in the early days? Well, chances are, when listening to … Continue reading So, You Want To Be A Writer: Tips, Tricks & Ideas Vol #13
Today’s post is about creating a reading list for yourself - even if it's just five books for the entire year, you need to make a reading list for you. For some people, they may prefer audible as an option, if reading is difficult, but the point is to try and make time for yourself. Also: Graphic … Continue reading Cause Here We Are Again: Create A Reading List Vol #3
Okay, so this is technically a horror I guess, so reader discretion advised, I guess? Anyway, the plot is that some kids suspect an alien invasion cause their teachers are acting funny, but they’re right, it really is an invasion. It stars: Jordana Brewster, Josh Hartnett, Elijah Wood, Salma Hayek and The T-1000. There's a … Continue reading I’m A 90’s Bitch: The Faculty