Category Archives: loneliness

Lonely Lady Gaga

34. New day new mood. Fuck. Sometimes it’s harder than others. But the ‘scope assures me I’m okay to feel a bit off kilter today. Comfort from the cosmos: Horoscope for Sagittarius, October 12 2011. Your mood will be fairly … Continue reading

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Rescuing Geena Davis

32. I rescued Geena Davis in my dream last night. I have no idea where she came from or why she was there, but I was on a very important mission (again, a bit hazy) where I had to do … Continue reading

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The Globe and Mail

What a beginning to my day. I have spent the morning cheating on you thesis and on you, blog. I’ve been hiding in a corner of the cafe I frequent watching as people read the recent issue of The Globe … Continue reading

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Freud and Butler in situ

27. I went to bed last night at 8:30 p.m. and woke up today at 8:30 a.m. and you know what? I feel like a bag of dicks. Gary, my coffee shop counsellor, told me that it was because I … Continue reading

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Nuit Blanche

24. Two confessions: I went to Nuit Blanche last night in Toronto. I saw many an identity and many a queer. Aside from the fact that the weather was so cold my pseudo-balls shriveled and left me wishing for hot … Continue reading

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Freud’s lesbians

22. So, I’ve been absent from myself for a few days now. Today, I blame narcissism. Yes, my own and also the books on it that I’m sifting through like a pigeon bobbing its beak in street-shit for this chapter … Continue reading

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It’s Not Getting Better

In the Saturday, September 24th issue of Globe Focus entitled: “We’re Not Going to Sit in Silence,” Erin Anderssen explores teen suicide from the point of view of the victims’ families and friends. What follows is a heart wrenching series … Continue reading

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Tim Hortons

15. Day 15. One, five. Fuck. I’ve been reading a lot about loneliness and the ways in which we westerners understand it and it’s making me lonely. I have to do it, I know. Apparently if you want to have … Continue reading

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Not my own memoir

13. By way of waking up today I dreamt in memoir. Literally. I lay in bed sleeping but kinda stirring and wrote the beginning pages of what will never actualize, but seemed pretty clearly, my memoir. My first line was: … Continue reading

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Confessions

12. Ok, ok. So would you believe I’ve been absent these past 5 days because I was reading and working so much on my thesis that I had virtually no time to check in with myself? Yeah, me neither. But, … Continue reading

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