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How “Titanic” Taught Me to Love my Body and my Resting Bitch Face

  “Titanic” was the first “grown-up” film I was allowed to watch. I expect I was roughly eight years old, and I was taken straight off the Disney Princess films and Roald Dahl adaptations and plunged (sorry) straight into the choppy waters of an adult, Hollywood blockbuster–telling the true story of a tragic accident in…… Continue reading How “Titanic” Taught Me to Love my Body and my Resting Bitch Face

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Why Hating Valentine’s Day is Impressing Nobody

I keep my mouth shut throughout all the Christian holidays. Or rather, the uber-Christian holidays. I don’t demand that people explain to me why rabbits are synonymous with Jesus being resurrected. I don’t roll my eyes at people giving up things for lent, only to betray their own moral compass by gorging on chocolate within the…… Continue reading Why Hating Valentine’s Day is Impressing Nobody

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So it isn’t the greatest when you’re dating a semi-sadist…

“Nobody loves anybody properly, do they?” Wise words, and certainly not extracted from this novel. I shall get back to that quote later on but for now, I need to get this book over and done with because I have an actual writing gig that needs my attention. Not that this hasn’t been enjoyable, but…… Continue reading So it isn’t the greatest when you’re dating a semi-sadist…