Author Archives: Sour Girl

Dystopian Brexit nightmares

Last night was the second night in a row that I’ve had a dystopian nightmare about Brexit Britain. The one I had on Sunday night / Monday morning was worse though.  In the nightmare, I was arrested for simply being … Continue reading

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She triggered me again

K, my ex-girlfriend who I was planning to stay with for a while has triggered me again.  I understand that she’s autistic and has no filter, which causes her to be brutally honest.  But my brain doesn’t know how to … Continue reading

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When fiction and fictional characters become emotional triggers

When I was young, television shows, moves and books were distractions from how shitty my life was (and still is).  I could watch pretty much anything and enjoy it and I read a lot of books.  But that isn’t the … Continue reading

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Dire news on the Brexit front (‘no deal’ is now more likely than ever)

I really *should* stop looking at the news, but doing so is impossible in the age of information that we live in.  When it comes to Brexit, it affects me too much to just choose to ignore it.  The latest … Continue reading

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Bike ride to Hook of Holland

I cycled from Delft to Hook of Holland and back again earlier today.  I did roughly 45 km, or just under 30 miles.  As with my trip to The Hague yesterday, it was mostly flat and the only uphill gradients … Continue reading

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There’s nothing ‘fantastic’ about being dyspraxic

In this age where we claim to be more accepting of neurodiversity, I feel that we are trying too hard to normalise neurological conditions and make them seem ‘cool’ in accordance with everything else that I find the be bullshit … Continue reading

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Bike ride to the beach at Zuiderstrand (The Hague)

I cycled 14 km to the nearest beach at The Hague this morning  It was a stress-free journey both there and back.  The Netherlands is truly a cyclist’s paradise and it’s good to be able to enjoy cycling without having … Continue reading

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