Dysphoria is such a broad, encompassing term which tries to describe that feeling of disconnection between mind and body. I know, it affects me. Just from talking to others, it manifests different symptoms to different people at different times. I experience what I describe as waves, which can have an acute onset, or it's a … Continue reading My Dysphoria: My Experiences
For some crossdressers, its our secrets and lies that cause the shame and guilt we feel. This destructive combination impacts on any relationships we have, whether it be with a loved one or just with oneself. The negative feelings that are created can be debilitating and linger in the subconscious, influencing everything you do. For … Continue reading Shame, Guilt and Acceptance.
"What do you want to be when you grow up boy ?" I remember being asked this question, by my uncle, at the age of 9 and I had to think hard about my answer. Even at this age, I knew I had to be careful about what I said and so I tried to … Continue reading Secrets, Lies and Compromises.
You Did It. Your election is over and hopefully a UNITED states of America has emerged. As a country you can now put aside the disunity, hate talk and misinformation and replace all that with inclusiveness, acceptance and truth. Watching from a far, it's been a scary s**tshow, with so much anger, fear and confusion … Continue reading Congratulations to the USA!
It amazes me that Melbourne must be the only city to have a public holiday that exist purely for a sporting event. I am referring to the Melbourne Cup, known fondly in Australia as the "horse race that stops a nation." It is always held on the first Tuesday in November and has been running … Continue reading Melbourne Cup not Halloween in this city.
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