A tribute to the nameless other women

Have you ever wondered what happened to all the other women in songs, novels and films? You know - the ones who didn't end up with the main characters, the ones who are portrayed as villains, witches and supposed home-wreckers, and social climbers. the ones in the songs with whom the guys cheated with. In…

One year anniversary of my blog

Everything heals (a little drawing I made for this blog post) When I started this blog exactly a year ago (it's been a year!), I was in pain. I was a bit broken to say the least. At the beginning of this painful journey, I was under this notion that my self-worth was somehow intricately…

I just want more cats.

Nagasaki's Dejima Wharf 26 September 2019 Since I've become single, people keep telling me there's plenty of fish in the sea and they mean it well and I really appreciate it. But you know what's abundant in the sea? Trash. Like, literally mountains of trash. Lots of trash. Rubbish. Garbage. Junk. Debris. That is what's…

Crisps in bras and wonky glasses

I love watching romantic comedies and period dramas especially when life gets a bit cruddy. My go-to guilty pleasures are endless but to name a few - Breakfast at Tiffany's, Pride and Prejudice (the original BBC mini-series), You've got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle, Love Story (love means never having to say you're sorry..such a corny…