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October 2017

Coffee Talk Life Writing

That Time We Clicked

30th October 2017

Eight years ago today, I was getting ready to go on what I already hoped would be my last first date.  The boy liked Japanese fiction, beer, and obscure bands and the girl liked all of those things, and the boy, too. Online dating and I were on a break.  Had reached an impasse.  Agreed to disagree. And yet. Two weeks before, I saw this guy.  This guy that seemed different to all the other guys. Different because, well, he…

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Sponsored Post

My Favorite Finds From UncommonGoods

26th October 2017

This is a sponsored post.  All opinions are my own. Regular readers will know that I like quirky shops that ship to the UK.  (New readers, that’s a thing.) UncommonGoods is a Brooklyn-based company that offers unique gifts, jewelery, home decor and more.  I love that they work directly with artists and small manufacturers and the stuff they sell is handmade, recycled, organic and cruelty-free.  Literally everything is quirky and beautiful. While researching another post, I found UncommonGoods, decided that…

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Disability Humor

How To De-Stress When You Can't Walk It Off

22nd October 2017

As part of my own self-care for anxiety issues, I read a lot on things to do to de-stress.  A lot of these lists that I find rely heavily on running/walking/hiking/getting into interesting yoga poses. To that I say fuck you whatever works.  My point is, all that outward-bound shit doesn’t work for me as a wheelchair-user. Here’s what does: Writing.  With a pen.  A list.  A letter. A novel.  A postcard.  A blog post. Reading.  A book.  A short…

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Books On The Road Travel

London Book Haul

19th October 2017

Thought I’d share my book haul from London.  Because it is physically impossible for me to travel and not come back with books.  And penguin pillows.  Apparently. Book links are Book Depository affiliate links.  More about that here.  I’m aware that that post outlines a blogging schedule, and that today is actually Thursday.  Hi.  Take note of the title of the first book listed. Anything is Possible, Elizabeth Strout – I’ve been a little obsessed since I read my My…

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