Monthly Archives: January 2018

Library Refit Shenanigans

One of the libraries that I manage is having a much-delayed refit and redecoration this month. As a result my working days have been a little more varied this month. If I haven’t been scurrying from place to place sorting … Continue reading

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Strength and Presence

I should warn you, there’s a bit of navel gazing in this post, and I’m not sure where it’s going other than its partially inspired by recent conversations and a (very NSFW) blog by my girlfriend, Lady S. Lady M … Continue reading

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Representation

I heard an interesting question today – about why people talk about their sexuality or non-traditional relationship models when they are in monogamous and ostensibly heterosexual relationships. Was it their speaking up a way of saying “I’m available?” From personal … Continue reading

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Just Cuddle Things

The importance and intimacy of cuddling is something that I can go on about at great length. There’s been research about how it stimulates the release of oxytocin, a hormone that is linked to boosting the immune system, bonding emotionally … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Props

I started using the discarded card inners of wrapping paper to make a cosplay prop recently. I have some vague idea of making a Wizard’s Staff, possibly with a knob on the end – so it needs to be reasonably … Continue reading

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Back To Work

Adjusting back to working after three weeks off has been made slightly easier by the fact that my scheduled work place is closed for renovations this month. I’m not overseeing any of the actual decoration or remedial work, but I … Continue reading

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T-Shirts and Theme Parks

While I was out in Florida I was complimented on my t-shirts a few times, and each time it threw me for a few moments. I don’t know if it’s a Floridian thing or a Disney thing, or a wider … Continue reading

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