Category Archives: Ramblings

Me, too

A couple of days ago, the first handful of “Me, too” postings turned up in my Facebook newsfeed. In case you have no idea what I’m talking about, here’s what the instructions said: “If all the women who have been … Continue reading

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Half Time. Or Something.

Two days ago, it happened. I turned 40. I’m now officially old as an oak. Or maybe just old, I don’t know. I’m treating it as something like half time. 80 sounds a reasonable age. Anything beyond that is probably … Continue reading

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Cats are demons

Yes, I know, there’s loads of people out there who’ll readily tell you that cats are evil, secretly reigning the world, constantly plotting to kill you. The truth is much more interesting. They’re demons. It’s true. I have proof. Okay, … Continue reading

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Summer Time…

…and I’ve just realized it’s been four months since my last confession, I mean, blog post. Um. Oops. Now how did that happen? I wish I could pretend I was busy writing, but the truth is, I haven’t written anything … Continue reading

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Male, Female, Balance

Quite regularly, I find myself beta-reading for other writers. That’s a given if you want to improve your own writing (yeah, and if you want to guilt-trip other people into beta-reading for you). Over the past years, I’ve read everything … Continue reading

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Smartassing across the Sea

Yesterday, an American friend of mine said how she was tired of Europeans thinking they can solve American problems from across the sea. I know I’m one of those who make her feel that way. I can relate, and I’m … Continue reading

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New Year, New… What?

If anything ever changed on New Year’s Day, it surely wasn’t me. I mean, look. 2017 is two weeks old already, and I haven’t written a single blog post. I feel guilty every time I remember I even have a … Continue reading

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