Being Woman, Reflection, The Self

Identify yourself

Who are you this year? Do you know, have you an idea… perhaps an inkling? For many years who I am was tied to the roles I played, and it was not easy to move across the invisible but strongly felt boundaries. I remember on a train at peak hour commute, telling myself I needed… Continue reading Identify yourself

Being alive, Living life, Poetry, Spirit & Soul, The Self

Introductions

How do we see ourselves? How do we introduce ourselves, as we stretch out our hands to greet another? Do we acknowledge and embrace our whole selves in all spaces? Or do we censor who we are in some?  What is your self-identity? So here's a little... um, challenge from me. If only to ponder… Continue reading Introductions

Book reviews, Fiction, Fiction

Sugar and Snails by Anne Goodwin #BookReview by @FTThum

My recent review of ‘Sugar and Snails’ on LitWorldInterviews

Lit World Interviews

Sugar and Snails

Title:                     Sugar and Snails
Author:                Anne Goodwin
Publishers:         Inspired Quill (23 July 2015)
Format:                Paperback
ISBN-10:               1908600470
ISBN-13:               978-1908600479
Website:             http://annegoodwin.weebly.com/
Twitter:                @annecdotist
Pages:                   342
Genre:                 Contemporary Fiction, LGBT
 

What’s it about?

This is a story of a woman’s journey of self-discovery.

I am introduced to Diana through the narrative of the life she’s lived, so far filled with insecurities and fears. The story begins in the present day with a confronting scene of Diana self-harming as a result of, so it seems, her partner leaving. The vivid description of her bringing a knife to her arm, after many years of abstinence, caused me to put the book down and almost not returning to it. But I did, because I wanted to know more.

What happened in Cairo? Why is it significant? What is she hiding? Why? What? How?…

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Being alive, Living life, Quotes

Who you are

This is my second post in the Three Day Quote Challenge (for which I was nominated by Greg of Potholes in the Road of Life).   So, do you agree with this quote attributed to the author of 'The Little Prince'? Not the Truth, yet there is a truth to this quote or so I… Continue reading Who you are