Rules for women who travel alone in the 1850s

A few months ago I stumbled across a rather interesting (and ridiculous) historical article which described how to have sex with your husband in the 1960s. The rules the women were taught to follow are hugely out of place in today’s society, but it nevertheless served as an insight to how things used to be (in the not too distant past) and, what’s more, how things still are in many societies today.

This morning I came across another similar article, but this one has to do with travel. More specifically, how a woman in the 1850s was to travel if she didn’t have a male escort to accompany her. Continue reading “Rules for women who travel alone in the 1850s”

Typical morning routine of a NaNoWriMo writer

Writing for National Novel Writing Month has had a bit of a rocky start. But, like many parents around the world, weekends belong to youth sports, so there’s that.

Still, since November 1, I have managed to churn out a small amount of the anticipated 50k total expected by the end of the month: alas, only about 2000 words so far. None of them for the memoir though – I’m working on a different story. Continue reading “Typical morning routine of a NaNoWriMo writer”

How to have sex with your husband 1960-style

Ok so I came across this post in my WordPress reader and simply had to re-post it here for you. Because it is ABSOLUTELY… Brilliant? Ridiculous? Hilarious?

I’ll let you be the judge.

Disclaimer: if you’re a shrinking violet or shy about sexual matters, perhaps it might be best if you simply turn away from this post because the last thing I intend to do is annoy or offend anyone. I did insert a few commentary for your (and my) entertainment – to be taken with a grain of salt. 😉

PS Much of the world is still in this exact ‘state of mind’… (just saying).

Continue reading “How to have sex with your husband 1960-style”

TMI Monday

Disclaimer: If you’re a delicate flower or easily offended I recommend you stop reading now. Also, I am neither tipsy (yet) nor crazy (debatable). You have been warned. 🙃

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I made a MAJOR decision today. Because the time has come and I can’t take it anymore.

I’ve mentioned my mantra before on this blog, right?

If not now, when?

Today is the day. Today is now. Continue reading “TMI Monday”