I’m immortal, in an ‘I published a book’ kind of way.

I published a book. I’m immortal, like Ozymandias. [i] I’ll exist after the last tree has fallen and the last river has turned to dust. Or not. I have seller’s remorse. The temptation to undo what’s been done is enormous: that this mirrors bulimia, the theme of the book, is one of those strange coincidences…… Continue reading I’m immortal, in an ‘I published a book’ kind of way.

Carbs and Cages.


Eating disorders are about “shoulds,” but the rules turn into bars that trap you. I’m escaping: I’ve been easing my way back to the real world, but because some of me is still captive, some of the behaviours remain and try to exercise influence. They offer opinions on how I’m “supposed” to live my life.…… Continue reading Carbs and Cages.

Some thoughts about Demi Lovato.

I have thoughts. Questions, really. Let me say at the outset; I like Demi Lovato. I appreciate her honesty regarding her struggles, especially around her bulimia. That one is kept pretty quiet in the popular press: I’ve long thought it’s because vomit isn’t sexy the way emaciation is. I keep up with the Demi Lovato…… Continue reading Some thoughts about Demi Lovato.

Why Bumblebees Love Cats and Other Beautiful Relationships

Originally posted on Longreads:
Stefano Mancuso | The Nation of Plants | March 2021 | 3,311 words (19 minutes) I am sure that many of the erudite readers of this little book know On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin inside and out. If there is someone who still has this gap in their…

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