Category Archives: Family

Angry

Yes, this is my second rant on here – this time with an added bit of animal behaviour nerdism (read: tangential ethology rant) – in the space of a week. A few things happened yesterday which made me quite angry … Continue reading

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How My Parents Have Contributed To My Issues – My Mum [2/?]

Before I launch into this post, I just want to say that I love my mum and, despite her probably contributing to my mental health issues in some ways, I truly think she’s done the very best she could have, … Continue reading

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How My Parents Have Contributed To My Issues – Introduction [1/?]

In the crowd of pain St. Jimmy comes without any shame He says, “We’re f***ed up”, but we’re not the same And mom and dad are the ones you can blame                   … Continue reading

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On Being Solar-Powered

It’s been a while since I posted on here so I thought I’d give a quick update. My grandma passed away at the end of July, only a day after she ended up having to go into the hospice. Sadly … Continue reading

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End Of An Era

I’ve been meaning to write a series of updates for a while. This is the first of them. 2019 hasn’t exactly been great so far. My grandma (my paternal grandmother) was diagnosed with breast cancer not long before Christmas last … Continue reading

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WTF? – Part 3

Out of the things my dad’s partner listed that were annoying him about me, there was nothing I had done any different to anyone else in my family. In fact, in some ways my siblings could be considered more disrespectful … Continue reading

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WTF? – Part 2

I apologise for the complete train wreck of a post that follows. I think this may the longest post I’v ever written on this blog. I had to split it into two posts because wordpress kept crashing! After 2 days … Continue reading

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WTF? – Part 1

I mentioned in my last post that my dad’s partner had treated me badly during the family holiday to Florida. He and my dad had apparently fought constantly while we were on holiday, presumably due to the strain of trying … Continue reading

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Family Secrets

This is going to be a very long post. About a month before the family holiday to Florida last May that I mentioned in a previous post, I found out that my dad and his “flatmate” were in a relationship … Continue reading

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“But first, let me take a selfie”

During my 3 weeks of work experience, my cousin invited my 2 sisters and I to her birthday dinner. It was at a restaurant in central Edinburgh, and she’d invited about 20 people. My youngest sister couldn’t go because she … Continue reading

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