Stop picking on me

Well that was the weekend, definitely one of THOSE weekends where you wonder, what did I do wrong? It started on Friday evening when I lied to myself. I pushed the inevitable away, told myself it wasn’t happening and grasped denial by the lapels and screamed “help me, please, not tonight!”. But my screaming was in vain, the migraine was settling in for the night and I knew, eventually, that there was nothing I could do to stop it. There never is. And so it came to pass that, bar a short period of awakeness for more pills and some water, I slept for almost 12 hours. Not that impressive but considering there were two (giggling) ladies in my flat …

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My nonmonogamy

Written in response to the monthly theme on Poly Means Many: Types of Nonmonogamy I’m not big on definitions and labels, and as I’m still new to the concept of non-monogamy itself (he said, neatly avoiding having to label my own relationship type for the moment) all of the terminology around this lifestyle is something that I’m still getting my head around. However, whilst my preference is to try and avoid applying labels I understand that they help communicate the construct, status, or hierarchy of a relationship to other people. Mind you that presumes that anyone that I’m discussing my relationships with knows what each specific label means and, for the most part, that isn’t the case. So I find myself …

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A day at the Fringe

Last Saturday we headed to Edinburgh for some Fringe frolics, with only a vague plan but no real expectations of what we might see, so as we walked towards the Gilded Balloon we accepted a few flyers and made some quick decisions! First up was a musical comedian from Boston, Katie Goodman. She got things off to a great start with some lovely little songs and raps. Funny, crude and provocative, she certainly doesn’t mince her words; She thinks that some men are probably Gay, there are some things she doesn’t remember, she didn’t fuck it up and is a big advocate of Unfuck It Up. Next up, and the highlight of the day for me, the Wellington International Ukelele …

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Reading

The Immortality Financiers: The Billionaires Who Want to Live Forever – The WRITERS ON WRITING; Easy on the Adverbs, Exclamation Points and Especially Layoffs Taboo, Japan Workers Are Sent to the Boredom Room – NYTimes.com

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