Emotional Memory Case Study 2: Forever Love

I’ve spoken about the ‘First Love’ initially in this series, simply because I am going in order of chronological experience. I experienced love for a boy when I was a teenaged girl. Then, very shortly after him, I fell in love with my ‘Forever Love’. This love isn’t feverish. It isn’t the sort of love…

100 Object Project: #2 The First Ever DVD

Welcome back to my 100 Object series! Object number two in this series, is the first ever DVD I bought: Love Ya Back. I think I got this in the Autumn of 2001 to watch on my new PC that I got from my Dad for Uni. DVD’s were very expensive back then (especially on a students…

Poem: Why Do You Pry?

How do? Like I say, poetry is up for interpretation and there are no right or wrong answers, so with this one? Interpret as you jolly well please… Why Do You Pry? Why do you pry into a life you left?   Does your current way leave your soul bereft?   A link to your…

Emotional Memory – Case Study: First Love

 I don’t need to tell you, as a fellow living and breathing human being, that there are different types of love and, therein, differing nuances. In this series, I wish to prod about my own personal experiences of emotion and examine what those experiences can do to help me as a writer. This study is…

A New Contact Method

Hello lovely readers! Just more of an aside really (which I’m typing on my iPhone, so forgive me if it goes all bandy!). New contact method for me, the magic of Skype… My Skype name is the same as my Twitter: cat_mercer Feel free to contact me if you want to discuss anything I’ve blogged…

Emotional Memory Series

Welcome to another series within my blog! I have my 100 Objects series where I examine what different objects mean to me and how they have inspired my life. Here, in this series, I will be looking at something I learned about during my years of acting training. A system developed by well-known theatre practitioner…

What If, Whitby & What It Means to Me

In the past few days, my husband and I have had our semi-regular ‘what if’ conversation. This is when we allow ourselves for several minutes to imagine what our lives would be like if our more materialistic dreams came true. They would, but of course, be reliant on a lottery win. One dream we’ve had for…

Things That Only a New Mum Would (maybe) Understand

I came across an article recently that listed things that only women who have actually given birth understand or know. The list, for me, fell short a tad. I didn’t have a weird zen expectation of birth, nor did I go in with the hope of scented candles and Mozart on a play list. I…

Why You Won’t See Picture’s of My Kids Publicly on the Internet

It struck me recently how many of my friends on Facebook and Twitter use pictures of their children as profile and header pictures. It made me realise that I don’t use my own children’s images publicly and always make sure that my husband doesn’t either on his profile. I think it is indicative of the…