ALS/MND Stories · Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy

Part 2: On Survival – Suffer well

*This scientist is experimenting with sequels! This is Part 1 of 3 posts on Survival. Read Part 1: On Survival - The cards have been dealt here and Part 3: On Survival - Survivor’s guilt here.* My weapons included a steak knife, a panic button, a cell phone, 2 incompetent guard dogs and 4 barricaded… Continue reading Part 2: On Survival – Suffer well

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Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy

On the outside, looking in

In primary school, I was already well aware that I was a nerdy hippie. I always seemed to have the wrong clothes, uncool suitcase and dorky interests - luckily our parents raised my siblings and me to be confidently weird and to be proud of our unique characteristics. As an adult I realised that every… Continue reading On the outside, looking in

ALS/MND Stories · Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy

Demolition & reconstruction

There is excitement and magic in watching the planned demolition of a building. The crowd gathers for the countdown, the sun beatles screech in the silence and then... The Bang! The tumble, the crash. The boring bit, for which no one hangs around, is the cleaning of the rubble, the sweeping of dust, the planning… Continue reading Demolition & reconstruction