Comfort Delusions

There’s this thing I do that always makes me hate myself a little bit when I catch myself doing it. Which is, sadly, quite often. But that’s just what happens seeing as I’m a stubborn old goat and stick to bad habits as vigorously as those sticky slimy slap-hands from our early childhoods to…well…anything. SoContinue reading “Comfort Delusions”

Learning how to write – Certifiably insane

‘De stok dat zijn wij. De lat bepaal jij.’‘We’ll be the bar, you’ll decide how high to raise it.’ It’s the slogan for one of the educational facilities here in the land of the Dutch. Their commercials are everywhere, which pretty much means that I’ve heard the phrase enough to passionately hate it. Just likeContinue reading “Learning how to write – Certifiably insane”

On reaching out and taking in.

Have you ever tried holding on to something between your lips? Yaknow, that parking ticket at the garage that is always ripped away at the slightest gust of wind? Or grabbed something with just your fingertips, slowly feeling whatever it is you’ve gotten hold of slipping away every so slightly? Like the edge of yourContinue reading “On reaching out and taking in.”

Tinder Tales – But what does it MEAN?!

The world of online dating is one of repetition. Something which I find HIGHLY aggravating. (Even though I KNOW that I can’t particularly take it out on all the guys asking me all the same questions because I TOO realize that they often cover the basics you DO need to know about a new person.Continue reading “Tinder Tales – But what does it MEAN?!”

I drink too much.

It’s true. The words are out. I – the writer of this blog – drink too much. Way, way, way too much. Dangerously much, so I learned yesterday.Water. That is. I drink too much water. Now, don’t get me wrong. I am not trying to make light of alcohol abuse. At all. (I myself am,Continue reading “I drink too much.”

Opposite Utility

The knife-block in my kitchen has a ‘bad‘ knife in it. Something I regularly find out when I end up trying to staunch the bleeding from the umpteenth cut it’s cost me. Stupid knife. I’m not saying that it’s bad in a badboy kinda way, obviously. It doesn’t drive a motorcycle without a helmet, orContinue reading “Opposite Utility”

Cookie crumbles

As I wait for the next batch of food to arrive,From the hands of another stranger..I stare at a lonely crumb on the edge of the couch. So gruesomely brokenTorn away from the whole it once was.Just a remnant of a previous self. Useless now. A mere distraction.And just a reason for cleaning up.No longerContinue reading “Cookie crumbles”