Author: Frankie

Tree tabs

TL;DR Browser tabs are stressful – nested, vertical-style ones are less so Argh The Wiki Rabbithole, the Reddit Trail, the 2am Descent into Weird Statistics

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Parking mad

The car was still there, happily – but it had a note, thoughtfully sealed in a sandwich bag, tucked under the wind-shield.

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Veneer of competence

TL;DR Finding the balance between wanting respect and needing realistic expectations Veneer of competence People who find out I have ADHD often express surprise: I

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The wrong shape

The wrong shape “You’ve lost so much weight!”“Hah. Yes.”“You look amazing!”“Ah, thanks, that’s-““But stop now!”“Yeah. Hah.”“No, I’m serious. You have to stop losing weight!” Such

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Work when it occurs

I’m trying to make it easier to harness the moments of inspiration/motivation that flicker through my mind during the day.

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Day 100 – the big recap

TL;DR Looking back (and forwards) after 100 days of diagnosed and medicated ADHD Day 100: Recap Well, it’s been not-quite-a-third of a year. In that

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Recent posts


I find it very hard to get it through my head that, no, I won’t “finish this bit off tomorrow”*. I’ve always had a bit of an issue coming to terms with things ending. This might be the longest thing that I have ended.

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The Year of Calm

If I try to identify a thread that runs through the negative areas of my life – lateness, half-finished tasks, frustration – it is a lack of calm and clarity.

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