Whenever my own writing overwhelms me, I go book shopping. I call this my ‘desperation-inspiration trip’. On one such occasion I came across The Anchoress. It was nearing the closing down time when I burst into the little bookstore. The…

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“If you had one chance to change history…Where would you go? What would you do? Who would you kill?” It took me a while to finish reading this book and I’m still unsure what to make of it, even though there’s a…

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  I’ve been hearing a lot about this Mercury retrograde phenomenon lately. It seems that my clumsiness, asshole-ness and general craziness should all be blamed on it.   What does this mean? Apparently, for some unknown reason the planet Mercury…

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Your blood sings to me! What, that line is taken? Dang! The things we do in the name of love! Things like self-flagellating reading stuff that make us want to gouge our own eyes and eat our brains. Such as “paranormal…

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Today I turned 45. I never thought there was anything special about the 45th birthday. Just a mid point between 40 and 50, you know, the ‘milestones’.  Until yesterday, when a lovely card from my health insurer arrived announcing ‘Yay,…

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