Tag: Spoon Theory

  • Ten (more) best podcasts

    Last year I recommended ten podcasts I love. This year I’m still spending a ludicrous amount of time lying down, which means I’m still listening to a lot of podcasts. Chronic fatigue has basically turned me into a podcast curation service. Here’s ten more I’m sure you’ll enjoy. The Shrink Next Door This six-episode series […]

  • Chateau Relaxo (and other houses I’ve known)

    Since I first began aimlessly wandering my neighbourhood (a side effect of being sick), I’ve collected nearly 150 house names. I’d passed most of these places many times before, and never paid attention to them. When I was healthy, I always had somewhere to be and something on my mind. Now my mind is desperate […]

  • My neighbourhood is a poem

    Lately I’ve been collecting the names of houses in my neighbourhood. Where I grew up, houses didn’t have names. They were just houses. Everything else had names, including apartment buildings, but not houses, and that didn’t seem strange. When I moved to Australia, I was surprised by how many houses had names, and announced those […]

  • Spoons

    The problem with spoon theory is that I never know how many spoons I’ll have any given day. If I knew I had ten spoons, I could use them accordingly. But today I might have seven spoons and tomorrow only three, with no idea why. As though someone sneaks into my cutlery drawer at night […]