Dating applications – where to begin….. I develop a headache as soon as I start to think about them. They say that we shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover but isn’t that exactly what we’re doing on those platforms? If Timmy’s hairline recedes so much as a millimetre too far on the upper leftContinue reading “Doomsday Dating Apps”
Author Archives: Natasha
Why Does Relaxing Feel Like A Sin?
*Why does this photo make me laugh so much? I’m wrong for this. Is it just me or does she look like the lead in ‘Voldemort’s half-sister’ or something (ok never mind)? 😂 Ahem, guilt shouldn’t rid us of the pleasure of taking a break, relaxing shouldn’t be deemed a ‘sin’. Nor a ‘reward’ forContinue reading “Why Does Relaxing Feel Like A Sin?“
The Cheat I close my eyes, I still feel you beside me. A distant memory latches on, As time heals the pain of losing you for eternity. I never knew that I was the other woman. And probably I was never meant to. But your urge to be so close to me from a placeContinue reading “The Cheat”
Why Are my Dreams Getting Stranger??
Last night I dreamt that I was waterskiing off of the fin of a Great White shark….I haven’t watched ‘Jaws’ in years so where did that one come from? Dreams – so vivid in the moment yet escape from our minds more often than not within the blink of an eye. Messages from our subconsciousContinue reading “Why Are my Dreams Getting Stranger??”
I don’t really know what to talk about, perhaps if I type for long enough some eureka moment might strike me much like the sudden urge to pee just as you’re in early morning traffic. I feel like everyday is Groundhog day in my life currently, yes – new month new me pessimistic perspective aboutContinue reading “Groundhog Day”
Why Is Life So Hard (Sometimes)?
“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”– Confucious I think we can convince ourselves at times that the word ‘simple’ is synonymous with ‘boring’. And no-one wants a boring life, right? So what do we do, we fill our day with numerous ‘tasks’, be it in the physical sense or simplyContinue reading “Why Is Life So Hard (Sometimes)?”
Words and actions – unmatched. The truth is shrouded in mystery. So far back in history, That I begin to doubt myself. The effort applied to closing my ears and eyes, While you reveal a lie, concealing what should, Be known. Why spend more time, more energy, Entangling yourself in a web of secrecy? ForContinue reading “Poem: Lies”
Art Art Art
Sentences which would spring to mind if I were to gaze upon the beauty of these masterpieces at the museum: ‘The Look’ – when someone steals your last crisp. Royal Collection Trust The ‘home late from work infront of the TV seriously questioning what I’m doing with my life’ kind of look. When Mother opensContinue reading “Art Art Art”
Should I Get A Pet Pt III?
Welcome to the final instalment to my pet chronicles. And I’ve saved my favourite to last, because yes like my parents I do have favourites, and mine are the loveable, huggable cats and dogs! The cat – ‘Luna’ Here she is in all her feline glory, ready to claw your arm to shreds one minuteContinue reading “Should I Get A Pet Pt III?”
Should I Get A Pet Pt II?
If you missed my account of ‘Tiger Lily’ the assassin goldfish and my escapee terrapins, check it out here. And now onto the next poor sods to ever cross my path, the mini-dinosaurs of the world – the birds. The Budgerigars It must be a sad life being a bird trapped in a cage, andContinue reading “Should I Get A Pet Pt II?“
Should I Get A Pet?
Growing up, my house was one animal short of being the 21st century’s answer to Noah’s ark. From terrapins to budgies, fish to cats and dogs, and even the occasional earthworm and snail, it’s fair to say that my parents were pretty open to the idea of having their house destroyed by their adorable childrenContinue reading “Should I Get A Pet? “
My eyes did not widen, Like heavy husks of tea-soaked bread, I lay idle, unable to move. Submerged in the viscosity of my own tears. How could you leave me all alone on this planet? After all of these years. They say a heart heals in the hands of time. So why does mine only hurtContinue reading “My Love….”