Why I Wrote…Girlfriend, Interrupted

2002: Step-girlfriending in full sh-wing!Girlfriend, Interrupted, was inspired after becoming part of a stepfamily at twenty-five. I'd been single for three years. Graduated from University the year before, and hadn't spent much time with children since my childhood... Overnight, weekends and holidays became strictly PG. I abandoned high heels and hangovers, in favour of cooking … Continue reading Why I Wrote…Girlfriend, Interrupted

The F Word

2000: Just a fun-loving Feminist.  For the first time I can remember, it’s cool to be a Feminist. In fact, it’s a basic sign of evolution akin to the Opposable Thumb, and severely crushing on New York Times Political Correspondent, and frontline Feminist, Ronan Farrow.  During my 20’s, reading Girl Curriculum literature by the likes … Continue reading The F Word

A Page in the Sun

Photo by Riccardo Bresciani on Pexels.com Whether you’re improvising at home, or jetting off to pastures new, book your ticket on these literary adventures, for instant Sun, Sea, and…Text. Call Me by Your Name - André Aciman American-Italian, Elio, recounts the long, desirous days of summer 1987, when he shared ‘instant affinities’ with doctoral student, Oliver, a … Continue reading A Page in the Sun