Category Archives: Humour

Let The Wind Blow Free

Sometimes, Missus Tribble likes to fall off the balance beam and shake things up with something completely out of character. An unashamed feminist who does Man Things and has toilet humour down to a fine art, Missus Tribble is an … Continue reading

Posted in Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Anniversaries, Attitudes, Bodily Functions, Fart Jokes, Farting, Humour, Toilet Humour | 22 Comments

Goodbye To Compass

This morning we had our final meeting with Sheila, our Compass counsellor. Since that first meeting, when I was still so withdrawn and suspicious of strangers, it hasn’t really felt like counselling at all; it’s been more like visiting a … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Accomplishments, Adapting, Alcohol, Anxiety, Body Image, Cooking, Counselling, Diet And Fitness, Disability, Discomfort, Doctor Who, Doctor Who Scarf, EDNOS, Epilepsy, Epiphany, Exercise, Fear, Food, Food Experimentation, Health, Home, Home Crafts, Humour, Kitchen Witchy, Life Plans, Milestones, Pickling, Positivity, Progress, Psychological, Self-Realisation, Self-worth, Tenacity, Therapy, Tribble Towers | 4 Comments

World Exclusive: Husband Finds Mongo In Pickle Jar!

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Femininity? Define “Femininity”

Disclaimer: This blog post is mostly tongue-in-cheek with some valid observations thrown in for good measure. Body parts are mentioned, as is sexuality and… sex. Having said all this, beer-swilling, farting and having a gutter mind also feature heavily so … Continue reading

Posted in Bodily Functions, Body Parts, Choose Life, Femininity, Humour, Nonconformist, Tongue-In-Cheek | 11 Comments

Sexuality And Doctor Who

When I was a little girl, the Doctor was – quite literally – a madman with a box. Wobbly sets, cheesy one-liners, Jelly Babies, aliens, screaming and not a hint of romance or sexual innuendo anywhere. In fact it’s only … Continue reading

Posted in A Madman With A Box, Doctor Who, Elisabeth Sladen, Fandom, Fish Fingers And Custard, Geekiness, Humour, Science Fiction, Sensuality, Sexuality, Tongue-In-Cheek | 27 Comments

Hallowe’en At Tribble Towers

I hope that everybody – children and adults alike – enjoyed last nights’ spooky shenanigans. I don’t generally take part, but this year I decided to jump in with both feet and dress up. Here’s how I did it: Hair … Continue reading

Posted in Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Cosmetics, Geekiness, Humour | 14 Comments

A Bit Of Fluff For Your Saturday

Because I’ve had a busy week, have run out of semi-intelligent things to say and this video and accompanying music is beautiful. Well, it is if you’re a Doctor Who fan anyway.

Posted in Doctor Who, Fandom, Fun, Geekiness, Humour, Jo Grant, Katy Manning, Silliness | 2 Comments


When I broke my toe back in April, I was quite happy to stay in bed for the first few weeks because that’s what I always tried to do anyway. I was weak from my eating disorder, drained by constant … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Born This Way, Disability, Discomfort, EDNOS, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Awareness, Health, Humour, Medication, Mirena, Pain, Seizures, Your Plastic Pal Who Stops You Killing People, Zombie Apocalypse! | 20 Comments

Wot I Did On My Holly Days (Or, Life Without Internet)

Our new modem arrived this morning, so Tribble Towers is fully powered and ready to go as far as the internet is concerned. However, during the last forty-eight hours, we’ve had to stumble blindly through that unknown territory which is: … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Adapting, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Anxiety, Attitudes, Blogging, Born This Way, Clothes And Cosplay, Cross-stitch, Disability, Dreams, Epilepsy, Fear, Food, Health, Hobbies, Home, Humour, I Stitch So I Don't Stab Stupid People, Jayne Hat, Jo Grant, Love, Marriage, Memories, Neurological, Nightmares, Rumination, Seizures, Self, Silliness, Tenacity, Tribble Towers | 7 Comments

Can I Get Superpowers With That?

For some time now, I’ve been trying to come up with a clever way of talking about side effects in epilepsy medication. My friend and fellow person with epilepsy (and Marvel comics fan, it seems!) Ant has beaten me to … Continue reading

Posted in "Mutants", 2012, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Born This Way, Comparisons, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Epilepsy Awareness, Humour, Injuries, Marvel Characters, Medication, Neurological, Side Effects, Status Epilepticus | 2 Comments