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I'm Bridie. A 20 something northerner, blogger, freelancer, disability advocate, stroke survivor, print clash enthusiast, feminist, and chronic oversharer. Here you'll find think pieces from the heart, random reviews, and sartorial musings as I tread the pathways of my anomalous life.

Life Afterlife: The Incessant Cycle Of Grief

Life Afterlife: The Incessant Cycle Of Grief

Posted on 6 min read
They say grief substantiates as a time healer. That over time it will steadily harvest into a root that solely exists at the rear of the stewed garden …

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Dating and Chronic Illness: A Match Made In Hell?

Dating and Chronic Illness: A Match Made In Hell?

Posted on 9 min read
When I think of my love life, I think of a tumbleweed rolling down a parched country road excreting depleting levels of energy at its slowest rate. Tortoise-like. …

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Do You Ever Just Feel… Painfully Average?

Do You Ever Just Feel… Painfully Average?

Posted on 5 min read
Painfully average. It’s a vaguely fatuous term but complex in all its connotations. When some people talk about being painfully average they talk about not passing maths or …

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Olympus PEN EPL9: My First Thoughts
Olympus PEN EPL9: My First Thoughts

Olympus PEN EPL9: My First Thoughts

Posted on 8 min read
Dismissing the fact it feels like we’re in the 50th week of January, it’s almost been one month since I unwrapped my Olympus PEN EPL9 on Christmas Day. …

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2018: my yearly recap and how I’m stepping into 2019

2018: my yearly recap and how I’m stepping into 2019

Posted on 12 min read
2018. It’s been a funny old year. In January’s reflective post I had an intuition 2018 would be the year of good fortune but I was wrong, as …

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Christmas Eve Musings: My Favourite Things About Christmas

Christmas Eve Musings: My Favourite Things About Christmas

Posted on 7 min read
HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVE! This is possibly the most cliche Christmas post I’ll ever write but in all the years I’ve blogged about the holly jolly season I don’t …

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