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A new start... a new website  »  Cornish Dreamer
If any readers still check this blog, I am sorry to have abandoned the site for some time. I have been working on many things: work, life, the usual things that have distracted me from blogging.I have started a new leaf, with new ideas and a clear goal to aim for. A totally new direction. I wondered if you would care to join me for the journey? If so, pop on over to www.livelifeexplore.co.uk and let me know what you think.All the best,Claire ...
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Posted:  7/26 8:45am
Or Maybe Not  »  Depressed Single Mother
I'm starting to get worried now. Maybe I shouldn't go to this group. There's the lesbian mother's group, and they meet on a Saturday afternoon, which I can't do because I've no babysitter. But there's another one called Rainbow Families that I could do, because it's for the children rather than the adults. They go on outings and such. So I'd be taking The Boy with me.I know it'd be good for The Boy. I know I'm a bad mother for even considering not going. But I feel ill. I can't stop shaking! I want to hide away. I think ...
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Posted:  7/20 3:15pm
Important Ghostbusters Update  »  Fannie's Room
[Content note: Spoilers-allowed thread; discussion of abuse, racism, sexism]Okay, consider this post an open Ghostbusters thread!I saw it over the weekend and loved it!  Where I saw it, the people in the packed theater laughed pretty much non-stop and, broke out into applause twice, once after Holtzman's fight scene (if you've seen it, you know which one probs) and at the end of the movie.Highlights for me include:
  • In general, I enjoy portrayals of female friendship. Such portrayals in TV and film are relatively rare. Ghostbusters does more than a bare-bones passing of The Bechdel Test, it portrays women as part
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Posted:  7/19 9:45pm
Hate Politics  »  Deep First Thoughts for the Day
Here's what I wonder. Thanks to Donald Trump every idiot is always going on about illegals and how they shouldn't be here and they're ruining everything.What do they actually believe will happen if all the illegals are rounded up and sent away? Do they imagine the heavens will open up and god will shit out gold bricks for america to run on?Do they really believe natural born americans want those shitty jobs that illegals do for well below minimum wage?In the history of scapegoats, which is a long history indeed, immigrants (legal or not) have been villified and blamed for ...
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Posted:  7/19 7:45pm