Adios & ta ta – sending love

See you lovely people later. I am going off-line for a while to concentrate on my writing projects, my health, my sanity, my relationships with my loved-ones and to get back to being real, in the community, in the outdoors, in the spring sunshine, and away from the computer, grounding myself in the scent of … Continue reading Adios & ta ta – sending love


Home Sweet Home – my beloved Edinburgh

There is nothing boasty or braggy about this statement, but I love my adopted home. Edinburgh, Scotland is where I feel safe. It's where I come home to from my travels. My relationship with this city is strange, surreal and as soft and calming as a great big fluffy blanket. I first came here with … Continue reading Home Sweet Home – my beloved Edinburgh

The State of Loud – finding quiet in a chaotic world

I suffer from sensory overload, which means that the over-stimulation of the modern world causes me physical pain and anxiety. I have a strategy for when this over-stimulation happens (regularly) and a map in my mind of places I can go - for free - where I can take a few moments to get myself … Continue reading The State of Loud – finding quiet in a chaotic world

Turrets and inner-city apartment living

I’ve got a serious addiction and it’s not cheap to service. I’m not addicted to shoes, handbags, or expensive make-up (well not much), botox or surgery (don’t believe in that stuff), designer clothes or holidays (not really). I’m addicted to houses. I’m not some slum landlord, or mega-rich property mogul, nor do I own any … Continue reading Turrets and inner-city apartment living