Monkeying Around

Monthly Archives: November 2018

The age of 13 is one of the most memorable for me. I was being bullied by my neighbours. My brother began his descent into drugs. Heavy Metal music filled my head with fear. I enjoyed alcohol. I lost my virginity. This was a year that fractured my soul and pushed me head first into the devil’s breast. As a 46 year -old woman, I am now often asked why I don’t… Read More

  Whenever I hit a nightclub dance floor back in my early 20’s, I would completely shut off from the rest of the world. Paired with my ego and arrogance, I would take every club by storm. I believed I was the BEST dancer in every room even though at that point I hadn’t had a single dance class in my life. I’d learnt from the very best … Drag Queens and gay… Read More

  Puberty sucks for chimps too One of the things I learned very quickly working with chimpanzees is that some of them will love you and some will despise you. There’s very little you can do to change it. I have lived my entire life as a people pleaser and I soon realised I was also a chimp pleaser to boot. I couldn’t stand it if one of them didn’t like me… Read More