As mentioned previously, I came across this book while actively seeking books by or involving trans people, in my own way of responding to the recent controversy surrounding John Boyne and his recent publication, My Brother’s Name is Jessica. Continue reading “Book Thoughts: Trans Voices – Becoming Who You Are by Declan Henry”
Welcome to the third post in the Ag Léamh series, in which I chat about the books I’ll be reading this week. This week I’m starting on Trans Voices: Becoming Who You Are, by Declan Henry. Continue reading “Ag Léamh: What I’m Reading This Week #3”
I saw this tweet this morning:
Therapy is like someone gently walking through your brain and looking around like, “This how you living??”
— Heben Nigatu (@heavenrants) February 8, 2019
It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. It’s been a while since I’ve written anything that isn’t related to my thesis. It’s also been a while since I’ve felt able to write.
Welcome to the first post in the Ag Éisteacht series, in which I chat about what podcast I’m most listening to at the moment. This month, I’m all about The One Girl Band Podcast, by Lola Hoad. Continue reading “Ag Éisteacht: What I’m listening to this month”
Welcome to the second post in the Ag Léamh series, in which I chat about the books I’ll be reading this week. Having finished Rage-In by Tara Flynn, this week I’ll be starting The Songs of Us, by Emma Cooper. Continue reading “Ag Léamh: What I’m Reading This Week #2”
While I will be continuing my Self-Care Sunday posts, I wanted to find a way to prod myself into being more pro-active about my wellbeing. Thus, this, the second of my new series was born: the Wellbeing Update. Each month, I will undertake a new challenge aimed at improving some aspect of my wellbeing. This month, I’m attempting to develop a regular meditation habit. Continue reading “Wellbeing Update: Challenge 1, Week 1”
Welcome to the first post in the Ag Léamh series, in which I chat about the books I’ll be reading for the coming week. This week I’m continuing with a book I had started and set down for a while when life got in the way, but have just picked back up again: Rage-In, by Tara Flynn. Continue reading “Ag Léamh: What I’m Reading This Week”
There’s a saying in Ireland: Ní saoirse gan saoirse na mban. It means ‘there is no freedom without the freedom of women’. Unless you live under a rock, or you’ve been on your holliers in outer Mongolia (do they have good broadband? I’ve no idea), you’ll likely have been aware of the abortion referendum in Ireland. I myself wrote a brief piece about it recently.
Early this week I was walking into a building to do a regular teaching job. I never got to the job. Instead I began a painful and scary week.