Just a note. The following text contains subjects and references that may trigger or offend readers. Please take caution when reading and seek help if you feel you have been affected by what you have read. This has been happening this week which is why I have not been active on the blog or twitter. … Continue reading An Email To the ESafety Office
I've been in the kitchen creating again. Something that's not exactly easy on the hips but we all need a little carb and calorie filled treat occasionally. I couldn’t find any eggless breakfast casseroles that I liked the sound of so I made my own, and it tastes fantastic! Next time we make this we … Continue reading Breakfast Casserole
If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, you may have noticed that I have not been posting much this week. There is a reason for that. This week I received some news about my health. After having some blood tests and an ultrasound done, I was told by my doctor yesterday that I … Continue reading Positivity Can Overcome Sadness (PCOS)
A bit of an interesting Post. While I am happy without sight, I often like to think about what I would do if I had 20/20 vision, even for a short while. I do experience sadness from time to time about being blind, but I do not let that stop me from living life to … Continue reading A Unique Bucket List
As many people may know, I love slow cooking! I wrote a Post for The BSG Blog. This post is a first for the blog, as I'm here with a recipe which is sitting in my slow cooker as i write this. This may be a great one to store away as a winter warmer … Continue reading Lemon Chicken
Do you believe you might be a bookaholic? Not sure how to find out? Never fear! Here are 20 signs you might be a bookaholic. You might be a bookaholic if: 1) You want the book to finish but you don't want the book to finish. 2) Your to read pile is almost as tall … Continue reading 20 Signs You Might Be A Bookaholic
Lately I've noticed that I rely on Facebook for entertainment when I find myself board. After a conversation I had with my friend tonight, I’ve decided to run a little experiment. Over the next week, I will not be using Facebook in any form except for posts to my Facebook page for this blog. I’ve … Continue reading The Great Facebook Break of 2019
A little about this story This story was written after I had listened to a performance done by a very dear friend of mine. I do hope you like it. Warning: This story may contain content of a sexual or explicit nature. Reader discretion is advised. Agony She took his hand as they listened to … Continue reading Agony
There is one day that I will remember for the rest of my life. Because of that day, enclosed spaces scare me. Garages do too. I won’t wear little sleep shorts to bed and I hate anything with strawberry. There are so many things that I could say about that day. I could tell you … Continue reading Me Too
It's not often that I get bored but when I do, things like this happen. I realize that I have not been posting to the blog as often as i used to so I took to the internet. I've done a post like this one before, but this one I think has half the question … Continue reading The 51 Question Challenge
Like how Crocodile Dundee and Steve Irwin are meant to represent every single Australian, mainstream television and film have their own stereotypes for blind people. These stereotypes have, naturally, perpetuated many myths about blind people and blindness which are far from true. In this post, I’ll be doing my best to debunk some of these … Continue reading 6 Common Myths About Blind People Debunked.
guest postThis is a guest post from my dear friend Gabbi Corbett, who has written for the blog previously. She is here with a bit of a philosophical post which falls into the category of disability advocacy. Happy reading, Jaidie. Ain't It Time For Change?I bet a lot of you haven't heard of Michel Foucault. … Continue reading Guest Post: Ain’t it Time for Change?
Today, I went to a doctor’s surgery I’ve not been to before as I’ve recently moved. During my appointment with the doctor, several comments were made which left me feeling rather uncomfortable. I left the appointment feeling rather disappointed and must say that I will not be returning. 1. The white cane that I carry … Continue reading It starts with Discussion
Where i've been It's been a while since my last post and I've been wanting to post something for the last few weeks. With moving into a new apartment being the latest thing to keep me busy my time has been limited. While move in day is officially this saturday, i've some time on my … Continue reading Writers block
Another book review. Here I am, breaking my post silence. I've not posted in a while and thought I'd return with a book review. The book I'm posting about is Anxiety Girl By Lacey London which can be purchased on Amazon Description. From the best-selling author of the CLARA ANDREWS series. Sadie Valentine was just … Continue reading Book Review: Anxiety Girl By Lacey London
Do not endanger yourself, your friends and family or those around you in the public by completing a Birdbox challenge video.
About this story This is a piece I wrote about seven months ago or so, and I consider it one of my most treasured. As this piece contains graphic content reader discretion is advised. A Destructive Dance She danced. As a torrent of tears fell down her cheeks, she danced. She plastered a smile on … Continue reading A Destructive dance
About the Letter Someone asked me about the contents of the letter which was referred to in my previous post The Big White House. Flash Fiction by The Lone Wolf So, I decided to oblige. Hope you all enjoy! The Letter Dear Liliana, You don't know our story, but you will soon know the short … Continue reading The Letter
Thoughts Up and down. Up and down. Up and down. She continued to hit the buttons in the elevator, as she tried to focus her thoughts. Ma was gone. She shuddered. Now, Dan would be leaving soon to go to her funeral. Up and down. Up and down. Up and down. She could hear rushing … Continue reading Thoughts. By The Lone Wolf
This Week's Post. Recently I put a call out for guest bloggers and blogging opportunities. Through this, I began chatting with Amanda who we will all get to meet in this interview post. Please do check out Amanda's website if you would like to learn more about her or what she does. Meet The Guest. … Continue reading Guest Post: An Interview With Amanda Gene.
Salma Hayek once said. People often say that "beauty is in the eye of the beholder", and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.
I am sure many of you are wondering where I've been. Blog posts have been few and far between lately and I'm here to provide an answer to my disappearance. <h3>Where Has She Been? You ask.</h3> I've been rather busy, hunting for and applying for my very own apartment. Yes, that time has come. I … Continue reading A New Beginning.
I remember when the only way you could connect to the Internet was by having a cord connected to the computer. Computers took up half the desk and needed a constant power source to work, it took ages to load a website and our choices for search engines and programs were limited. We could only … Continue reading Remember When
This post is for my sonic. It’s for my light in the dark, my warmth when it’s cold, my strength when I’ve none. I write this for the other half of me who is so many kilometres away yet so close by at the same time. I write this post on the ninth month of … Continue reading For My Love
It's a beautiful brisbane morning. The sun is out, the birds are making their presence known through bird song and not a cloud can be seen in the beautiful blue sky. While sitting down to enjoy my morning coffee I received a call from a friend who was accepting an invite to lunch i had … Continue reading Caneless in wonderland: My Day Without A cane.
Blogs and idea creation. So, you have this thing called a blog. It is big and scary but hey. You have it anyway. You could have started your very own brand new shiny blog as a way to market your business, build on your writing skills, network, build your portfolio or even as a hobby. … Continue reading 69 Blog Post Ideas For When You Have None
Hello everyone. I come to you today with an announcement. This morning i put the call out for permanent writers to join us. The call was answered by a good friend of mine who has joined our team. If you would like to join us, please get in contact with me. Now, to introduce our … Continue reading Introducing our first Permanent Writer.
Do you have something you'd like to share with the world? Perhaps you'd like to share your story. I'd like to invite you, the writers, artists, musicians, producers, creators, story-tellers, and anyone else with something to share to become a guest on the blog. Simply fill in This form answering all questions as best as … Continue reading Become a Guest
No You can't heal me, and it doesn't make me a super hero
Thanks giving. The day for thankfulness, friends, family and food. As many US citizens bring their celebrations to a close or head to bed nursing large food babies consisting of turkey and other tasty holiday treats, I thought I would bring you a list of the things I am thankful for. My loving, caring, kind … Continue reading Turkey Day Thankfulness
Most people are lucky to be awake for twelve or more hours a day; not i though. My day consists of three and a half hours which I must carefully plan and stick to. 4 minutes to shower, 6 to make coffee and a reheated meal and consume it. Ten minutes on the treadmill and … Continue reading Somnus Continuum
She’s been a therapist, a taxi driver, a nurse, chef and clothing stylist. She’s taken me to many a hospital appointment and stayed up with me while I was sick. We’ve fought and had fun, spent time together and time apart. We’ve competed in the Bridge to Brisbane twice with friends and family and she … Continue reading My inspiration
We've got our second guest poster, Tia. Tia is a close friend of mine who runs her own facebook page, Through My Eyes Tia saw my I am from poem and set out to write her own. Here it is. I am from I am from mother and father, both loved and adored From family, … Continue reading Guest post: I am from
At a monthly writers group I attend we looked at This poem. We then wrote our own. Here is mine. I am from I am from life and love From a father and mother I am from close family and the extended members too From Grandmother, grandfather and warm hugs and kisses on cheeks I … Continue reading I Am From: A Poem
One night I sat down and started writing random stuff. Before I knew it, this poem had emerged. I’d never really written poetry or anything, so was surprised to see the completed piece. Take what you will from this, it’s just a poem, none of these are actually thoughts I’ve had. I am interested to … Continue reading Desperate Hope
“When darkness consumes you, the light will remind you that darkness doesn’t always win. You are strong, and you are brave. The power to defeat what lurks waiting to overtake you lies within your heart. Know this, and remember it always.”
Here’s the first post, on my brand new shiny blog! This is where we cheer if there was anything to cheer about. There’s not though, so let’s just continue like that never happened.