KOOL-AID: visit from the cleaners

Another instalment of Almost Drank the Kool-Aid…   They come every Tuesday. A whole team of them in a van. Sometimes they are there most of day, others for a few short hours. Today, when leaving Landlords gates they pulled up outside of cottage. A young girl got out, knocking on my door. ‘Mr _____…

KOOL-AID: failure’s new clothes

the next instalment of Almost drank the Kool-Aid…   Not a moment longer could I deny the need for clothes. Might have been the Landlord, if truth be told. Yes, was a little humiliated by my wardrobe. And my smell. For these last few years have been scent free. Did not enjoy being scent free….

KOOL-AID: it started with eliminating toxins

To catch up on previous chapters of Kool-Aid, click the link in the menu above.   If truth be told, I thought it’d be a lot harder to get clean. I’d seen Trainspotting, after all. Not that I was addicted to heroine. Hell, no. It wasn’t Pete Doherty’s circle we were in. But bad enough….

Happy Easter

Happy Easter everyone! I am currently eating my way through various types of chocolate eggs, which Easter Bunny kindly left for me. Yes, Easter Bunny still visits me. Just because am in my late thirties does not mean I can’t have Easter Bunny come and see me. Soon Mr Thomas and I will be off…

KOOL-AID: when i met the landlord

To catch up on previous chapters of Kool-Aid, click the link in the menu above.   Was seventeen, I think. Had just been to see Mr Gruff for what was becoming our usual twice-weekly meeting of coffee drinking and smoking. Didn’t have a lot else to do. Was not in school, had no family, and…

KOOL-AID: they have the secret

To catch up on previous chapters of Kool-Aid, click the link in the menu above.     I know you are all wondering how. How on earth anyone could possibly get sucked into a cult? Well, obviously (and everyone who has been in a cult would say the same) I didn’t think it a cult….

KOOL-AID: meeting my landlord (part 2)

Yes, yes, I know. Has been a long time since last Kool-Aid post. Not to worry, have rectified this by scheduling the next few posts, so Kool-Aid will now be back on board! To catch up on what’s been happening with Almost Drank the Kool-Aid, click the menu link above. You can also read the…

KOOL-AID: meeting my landlord

Another instalment of Kool-Aid! If you missed the last one, click here to catch up! Blistering cold again this morning. Wrapped self in duvet for walk into woods. Enjoy sitting on the small arched bridge which spans the stream before it opens out into a pond. Is lovely peaceful place to be and do frequent…

guess the mutual friend

Right. So I’ve just come up wth the best. Game. Ever. You can thank me later. Actually, no, you can thank me now… You’re welcome. The game is called ‘Guess the Mutual Friend’ and all you need to play is a Facebook account. Now, let’s face it. We all have one of those. Am sure…

KOOL-AID: i can read!

Hello lovelies! Here is the next instalment of Almost Drank the Kool-aid. Remember, if you want to hit it up from the start, you can do so by following the Kool-Aid link in the menu above.   I love reading. Was always my escape as a child. Haven’t been allowed to read. Well, not for…

what YouTube beauty channels don’t tell you

I’ve really been enjoying YouTube at the moment. In particular, beauty tutorials. Have never really been the makeup type. In the past I may have tipped my hat at makeup every now and then with some mascara and maybe, just maybe, eyeliner. I remember when I left home to live in the ‘big city’ and…

KOOL-AID: my days…

The next instalment of Kool-aid. To check out the rest of the story, click on the ‘Koolaid’ menu above.   Right. I admit it. I miss having a purpose. Am quite annoyed at self for admitting this. Because purpose turned out to be a lie. No, we were not saving the world. No, have not…