Category Archives: Tales from the Asylum

  1. Brexit, Confirmation Bias, and the Fluffiness of the Middle.

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    July 5, 2016 by jeliwobble

    On Thursday 23rd of June, two fifths of the United Kingdom, but 3.8% more of the overall population, decided to …
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  2. It’s the Edge of the World as We Know It.

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    June 13, 2016 by jeliwobble

    Sometimes, I simply have to bury my head in the sand of the minutiae of my life because, otherwise, the …
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  3. The Morning After the Night Before.

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    December 26, 2015 by jeliwobble

    I wrote this in 2011. It’s still largely true, except now my sisters both have children, one of whom has …
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  4. FOMO.

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    June 9, 2015 by jeliwobble

    FOMO. Fear of missing out. It has dogged me continually since living here, and it’s a relatively new feeling for …
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  5. You Will Never Be as Beautiful as You Are Right Now.

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    May 26, 2015 by jeliwobble

    I have never been beautiful. This is a fact that I am quite comfortable with, as it is one that …
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  6. Trigger Warning.

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    May 11, 2015 by jeliwobble

    Yesterday was Mother’s Day and my family brought me gifts in bed. Thoughtful little poems: Painted finger prints: Chocolates, fudge, …
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  7. Fragile

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    January 28, 2015 by jeliwobble

    Elsewhere, I have told the story of how a few words from an adult can destroy a child’s self belief …
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