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About howlieT

Verbose, queer 20 something, likes cats, works in theater.

Talking about being sad without giggling

The loss of Robin Williams is a sad one. Saddest of all I feel, for him. To feel so very low as that is quite simply one of the worst things in the world. I should know. I should preface … Continue reading

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On kink, human sexuality and the conversations we have inbetween handing out flyers

I’ve been at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014 for approximately forever now. I know this, because i’ve started having very intense, graphic daydreams about cuddling with my cats again. This is not a euphemism. I’ve also had my first can of … Continue reading

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My Mum, by Misha aged 21 and 3/4’s

My mum was not an extraordinary or special woman. She was not supremely clever, or beautiful, or generous, or giving, or kind, or any of those things. She couldn’t act, or sing, or dance, or even really swim that well. … Continue reading

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What we talk about when we don’t talk about rape

We don’t talk about rape. we Talk About Rape yes, but we don’t talk about it.  Does that make any sense? We talk around it, we make allusions sometimes. Like, “is it ok to make that joke?” “I think it’s … Continue reading

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Hash Tag Twitter Silence

The following will contain awful spelling and grammar; and not just because I’m hungover but because its also being typed on my phone. Apologies in advance.    #twittersilence has become an interestingly devisive issue. Is it good, is it bad? … Continue reading

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21 things from 21 years of living

So Ian Martin did 60 things and Delilah Des Anges did 30 things but I am still basically a child so here is 21 things. 1. It is fine to be unashamedly enthusiastic about something, it doesn’t matter whether that thing is … Continue reading

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It’s Just a Phase

This is an idea that has been rattling around my brain on and off for a good three months now. I have constructed witty and scathing versions whilst showering, only to have forgotten them by the time i’ve put some … Continue reading

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