Tag: the State of the Alt

  • Let Me Go

    Let Me Go

    I made a pretty rookie mistake last Friday: lifting without gloves has bruised some bones in my right hand. It also caused a minor niggle in my right shoulder during lockdown to become a major source of discomfort right through my arm, to said bruised bones, the result of which was three days of absolutely […]

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice

    Dear Patreon: Once I’ve sent out Christmas Haiku to everyone who were subscribers to my campaign on December 18th, my relationship with your platform as a creator is over. I’ll still continue to pledge to three people whose work deserves my respect and support, but I won’t be reinstated pledges I cancelled, and I certainly […]

  • Being Boiled

    Being Boiled

    It’s been eight days since the Operation. Let’s recap. Good Day [TM] pic.twitter.com/PnB3pPM6cs — 🌊 Sarah 🌊 (@AlternativeChat) May 24, 2017 I woke up today feeling better than yesterday. This is now a three day trend, as is the increase in Active Minutes exercising since Sunday. This is the longest uninterrupted sleep since before the […]

  • Every Day is like Sunday

    Every Day is like Sunday

    Ah, Easter. This is the time in our house where chores get done, shit gets thrown away and long-overdue promises are finally fulfilled. Today therefore is a fairly typical day of Resurrection: the garden is now cleared of all the rubbish from last week, and we have a man scheduled to come properly remove the […]

  • The Bones of You

    The Bones of You

    The last couple of days have been hard work, but this morning I got a lie in (9am!) and a leisurely chance to reflect on where I am. Writing every day has now become a habit I’m really happy with. All those gross and bad ones I can now work on shifting, but this one […]

  • Change


    Often, a blog of this type will start its existence with a story. It might be the moment someone decided to change their life, or they began something existence altering or affirming. For some of us, life doesn’t work like this. For people like me, every day is just a step, the way forward, chance to discover more about […]