Curious how old obsessions can suddenly resurface... I was recently scouring my thoroughly disorganised CD collection to find something I had not listened to in a while to help me through my shift. Work, alas, continues to be demoralising, that warehouse environment being typically loud, laddish, sweary, and mansplainy, so I tend to rely on... Continue Reading →

Springboard is here (Why doesn’t my heart go dancing?)

So then, my employer - Royal Mail - has fully accepted me as a transgender employee and I have managed to keep my job, change my name with HR, and acquire the right to never again have to set foot in that foul annex of Mordor known as the men's restroom... So far so good.... Continue Reading →


After the slight negativity and invalidation of our weekend in France, we are now back in not-so-sunny Wales, and my mood has been slightly uplifted by the delivery of my new workplace ID... A shame the whole of society cannot be as ready to accept the situation as our employers are. Cal works for Bridgend... Continue Reading →

Stark Staring Sane

Another huge sigh of relief breathed today, as my preliminary mental assessment is now out of the way, and initial results are looking promising. Having woken up early, dressed smartly, made myself up, and stressing myself out something silly, I made my way down to the local mental health centre in the company of a... Continue Reading →

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