Archive for July 2010

friday five: the week of boo/yay

July 30, 2010

Yay: last Saturday morning a man from DHL couriers delivered me an iphone 4. I had to wait for Science Guy to get home (HE TOOK 46 YEARS ON PURPOSE) to work out how to put the sim card in, but I am now cured of my appless status and oh my, it really is […]

the new story

July 26, 2010

A few years ago I caught a black cab home from town. It was a Friday night and I was wearing my black suit jacket and flippy knee-length skirt and my favourite top; a coral coloured camisole. I always got compliments when I wore the coral top. It was summer, and I was high on […]

what if

July 22, 2010

There’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away ~ Sara Kay, Slam Poet

the numbers

July 21, 2010

I cannot calculate the amount of energy I have expelled obsessing about the numbers: on the scale, the calories I consume, the circumference of my hips, the number of reps lifted, the heaviness of the barbell, the miles on the treadmill, the weight lost and gained, the percentage of body-fat, the number of weeks to […]

worse than hate

July 20, 2010

Image credit: santafesweets I love my hair. It took my the best part of 30 years to know how to wear it curly or straight, but now I rarely leave the house having a bad hair day. My skin is clear, pale and freckly and though forty is only a couple of years away, I […]

the question i can't hide from

July 19, 2010

Image credit: MightyBoyBrian ‘Am I hungry?’ If I answer this honestly, things change. My head shifts, its a different conversation between my mind and my body (these two have not been on speaking terms for some time). It’s a kinder conversation because I am just curious. If the answer is yes, then it prompts more […]