Well, congratulations Melbourne, we did it. After 15 weeks of hard lockdown, going from a daily Covid infection rate of over 700 cases a day down to 0 has been an achievement. To get there it has involved considerable emotional pain, financial stress and psychological suffering by everyone to lower those numbers. The toil inflicted … Continue reading Well Done Melbourne!
A constant theme that is associated with crossdressing is that it acts as a means of stress relief. I see many statements like, “I find I need to cross dress more, when I have had a bad day at work, or dressing up after a stressful day makes me relax”. Or statements like “I work … Continue reading Crossdressing for Stress Relief? Is there something more to it?
Who ? Why? What you may ask?.......Well let me explain. Fantasy Flight Games, FFG, are the games company behind the tense and challenging Arkham Horror games bases on the P. H. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos universe. The range of games in their catalogue is large, including Mansions of Madness, Elder Signs, Arkham Horror board game and … Continue reading THANK YOU ! FFG for creating Stella Clark.
I stumbled upon Sarah McLachlan's album “Mirrorball Live” (1999) around 2005, when the DVD of the concert was given to me as a present. From the first time I watched it, the music spoke to me, called out to Jenny. Since then I have worn the DVD out, (if that is possible) as I have … Continue reading Miscellaneous Musical Favourites 2
My heart goes out to all those suffering or feeling the negative effects of this pandemic. It is challenging for most, and will leave a wound that might take years to heal. It has effected everyone and even the most stoic among us will eventually feel the strain. Some people carry the stress internally, controlling … Continue reading Positive & Negative Covid feelings
Spring is slowly arriving here in Melbourne. It’s definitely my favourite time of the year. This year feels special as the season is bring hope and promise for better things to come. Eight weeks ago, we saw lock down and curfew. Visits between households were ruled out, curfew imposed and masks became compulsory. All in … Continue reading Hello Spring. 🌱 For those of us down under.
At birth I was given a name that matched my sex. That was the social norm then and it is still now. After all, what else is there to go on? Society needs to categorize everything as soon as possible, with the aim to simplify and organise and so have control on what happens in … Continue reading Picking my name.
The weekend is when I turn up the music, de-stress and relax,while getting things done around the house. Often the music will take me down memory lane as old favorites jump out of the playlist. Some songs stay bouncing around in my head all weekend. So, just for fun, I thought I will share a … Continue reading Miscellaneous Musical Favourites 1
Self-analysis is something that has plagued me all my life. Depending on my age and circumstance I have found that my perception of self has also varied. Varied, yes, but to add confusion to the results, there has always been a consistent underlying feeling that has never gone away. Looking in the mirror, it's nice … Continue reading How do I perceive myself?
It was my wife who introduced me the wonderful fashion world of Laura Ashley. When we were going out together in the eighties, she had two gorgeous floral dresses, both from the Laura Ashley shop in the city. One was a summer sundress, shoestring straps in white with a small brown floral print. The other … Continue reading I love Laura Ashley !