Category Archives: reflections

Trampolining Love

Adventure Girl bounces back We all know about the rebound effect. Heart torn, ego shattered, we desperately want to feel the upward rush of replacement love, or at least a new almost-crush. Anything to fill that gaping hole of hurt … Continue reading

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Bearded weirdness or ‘Playing Paddocks’

A lesson in mixing friends with Adventure Girl Remember that game you used to play as a kid, where you drew up a grid of dots, as big as you could make it, then took turns to connect them with … Continue reading

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A lesson in taste

Adventure Girl learns it’s all about the boy ‘See that guy in the pin-stripes? The one who looks like he’s got his shit together?’ My friend nudges me. I follow her gaze to the high-powered, stiff-shouldered, beefy suit with a … Continue reading

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Too many exes spoil the broth…

“Maybe she wants her CD player back?” “Maybe she’s getting married?” “Maybe she’s pregnant?” –Spaced, Series 1, Episode 7 Adventure Girl gets up close and personal with a ghost of boyfriends past… So out of the dust your ex gets … Continue reading

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Mad Julie gets positive

Affirmations for today: i am vague i am tired i am fuzzy i am mush i am counting down the minutes til the end of the day and the week… i am trying to hide from scary work people i … Continue reading

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