Nearly the end of the year

Hi, I hope you’ve had a good Christmas and maybe you got (or gave!) some cool presents. Have you managed to polish off the remains of the left-overs and the metric tonne of chocolates? I think we may have had our first proper dinner today. Okay, it was homemade pizza, but at least it wasn’t turkey sarnies. That was tea 😉 With this somewhat funny time between Christmas and New Year, I thought I’d take this time to spread a bit of nice news. In previous years I’ve been running a Happiness Jar, and for those who missed this last time, everytime something good happens, I’d pop a PostIt into the jar and count them up at the end of […]

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The Power of Listening

Hi, Earlier this week it was International Women’s Day. I am not a woman and I doubt I’ll ever make the journey to become one. There are some who believe that trans women can never be women. I’m not going to address this in this post. So, do I think of myself as a woman when in Lynn mode? No, I don’t. I’m a part timer. Trans, possibly, but wholy ‘male’ in behaviour? Not so much. I’m someone not quite wholly in one camp or the other. Sure, I easily pass as a bloke, and provided I keep my trap shut about my true self, I think I get away with it. Certainly no-one’s called me on it. If they suspect, […]

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Charging the batteries

Hi, These last few days have been a bit of a blur. That rushed loop of wake, eat, school run, work, sarnie, work, commute, tea, breath, Netflix and bed. In other times I’d have found that routine stifling, almost a treadmill. Yet, this month, it’s been a familiar comfort. Perhaps, I am drifting, but I tell myself that the want of excitement, distraction or fun is not regular. They’re the occasional peaks and without the mundane, or even the lows, there can be no peaks. With Autumn’s golden colours across the trees, I had a pleasant walk and a talk with Andrea. We don’t work too far apart, so meeting up for a tea and a stroll is one of […]

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10

Hi, I’m not one for a midweek post, but today, I think I’ll make an exception. Ten years to this day, I started this blog. 2own OCTOBER 2005 So, welcome to my little spot of the t’interweb – soon to be filled with occasional guff and nonsense. I’ll be straight with you (heh – straight*) I’m curious as to how long I can keep this blog thing going. Will it disappear by the end of the year or take longer than that? Hmmm… we’ll see. [ * note to self, don’t laugh at your own jokes – it’s naff. ] One small step for a trans person. One, more upload of guff to the Interwebs. 🙂 Looking back to 2005, […]

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Nine years later

Hi, Once more into the Blogger interface, dear friends, once more. I could continue to torture that fine piece of English writing, but probably best not too. 🙂 Holiday I’ve missed a week, given that the Jones Massive were away on a much loved holiday. A week away over half-term, somewhere up north and on the coast. Very windy, rainy and somewhat cold to boot, but that didn’t put us off. I over pack for Thursday, so we’re not short of coats and waterproofs. However, my T powers must have been a little off, because the Ever Lovely Mrs J had to nip in and by some extra scarfs and gloves for us all. Still, brief periods of horizontal rain […]

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