Nothing to Protect

A totally raw collection of one humans writing. Includes unedited journal-style posts, stuff that came out of writing prompts from writing classes, and general musings (Paid subscribers only)

Two things about this post. Because this is the first time I’m posting something to Nothing to Protect since setting up my blog over here on Substack, I…
Standing on a street corner, enjoying the warmth of a spring day as I wait for the light to change so I can cross, I become aware of a voice cutting…
I am unnerved this morning, rattled. There was a notification of a response to the ‘Ask Me Anything’ I have switched on on my Tumblr account (my stealth…
For the third year in a row, my partner and I spent the last day of the Gregorian calendar year filling in The Year Ahead Compass. Offered freely, this…
It feels surreal to go about my morning routine—showering, making breakfast and tea, checking email—knowing that yesterday white supremacists stormed…
I realised, quite suddenly, that I really miss blogging on the regular. Like, I miss writing blog as a journal entries, and then I remembered: I HAVE…
When 2020 began I was full of energy and vim. This isn’t uncommon, of course. The difference between this year and most, however, was that I was…
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