This Wellingtonian Life™ (not actually trademarked) – in which I talk about many things, including serendipity, words and coffee

Kia ora, readers! Before I forget to mention it, I first need to mention I HAVE A REAL PROPER WEBSITE. http://www.rawlibrary.co.nz. Please do check it out. Rest assured, this is still where the blogging shall happen. It has been a bit of a lull, I know – I’ve had intermittent internet coverage, and all sorts of things on my plate. But today, I have set up camp in the lovely Wellington Central Library, and am mooching off the half hour of free internet before I succumb to paying for more. February 2nd – the day I move into my flat … Continue reading This Wellingtonian Life™ (not actually trademarked) – in which I talk about many things, including serendipity, words and coffee

sort of back in action! a photo/gif essay

hello, friends and followers! i’m properly back home now, after one night at my mum’s, since she’s closer to the clinic for follow up appointments, such as i had this morning, and with several more to come. yay! my energy and concentration levels are still a little lacking, so it may be a little while before i catch up on a whole week’s worth of poems, but hopefully i’ll get there. everything’s healing nicely, according to my nurses, and i decided last night that, in the grand tradition of naming body parts (you know some people do it), my temporary stoma is called buffy. because it’s … Continue reading sort of back in action! a photo/gif essay

how to be the sassiest girl in gastro

always have an interesting pair of socks sticking out from your hospital gown. scope went well enough, results were as expected – thank GOD – if the camera had showed that things were looking great, then i would have flipped out a bit, as i don’t want to be told ‘nah, we ain’t taking that out, it’s FINE’. so now i’m going to be off to chat to surgeons next friday, and hopefully we’ll have a bit more solid info by then. hurrah! Continue reading how to be the sassiest girl in gastro