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Musings from Outside the Asylum

I am somewhat surprised that it is just over 3 years since I started my blog. I am also not surprised that it has no consistency or sense of purpose. Just a place for me to let off steam now and again, get angry, sad, maudlin and self righteous. It’s also just over 3 years since we’ve been living outside the asylum!
I am sure I’ll have something to say soon. I am currently grappling with objectifying and when and if it’s okay, but I am not ready to write about it yet.
Bon weekend.

musings from outside the asylum

Douglas Adams, in his book, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy describes an inside out house and it’s owner,  John “Wonko The Sane” Watson.

He lives in an inside-out house overlooking the Pacific Ocean. That is, to visit you park on the carpet. There’s a sign on the wall that reads, “Come Outside.” He considers the rest of the world to be “The Asylum,” because it seemed to him that any civilization that had so far lost its head as to need to include a set of detailed instructions for use in a package of toothpicks was no longer a civilization in which he could live and stay sane.

Wonko knows more about the dolphins than any other human being alive.

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Wonko+the+sane

Mark, my husband is the reader in this house of the Hitchhiker books and insisted that once we had completed putting our boundaries in place and hanging our gate…

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About kathythesane

Lived in Kent, then Devon, now France. Trained as a Mental Health Nurse in Canterbury, then at Training South East (Sandhurst) in Transactional Analysis with Alice Stephenson (dec'd) , Suzanne Boyd and Mellie Lewin. Managed a Private Psychiatric Nursing Home for very mentally ill patients in Devon for 3 year before retiring to France in 2006.

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