X is for Xena Warrior Princess

Growing up you always have a hero in mind. Someone you want to act like, sound like, look like and someone you just want to be. To me, that person was always Xena the Warrior…

V is for Val Kilmer

Has anyone seen the film Willow? You know, the film with dwarves, brownies, witches good and bad, goats, heroes, trolls, an army of pigs and a topless Val Kilmer? I have. And it's one of…

U is for Disney’s Ursula

“I admit that in the past I've been nasty. They weren't kidding when they called me, well, a witch.” – Ursula. One Disney character that gets overlooked is probably one of my favourites. Funny thing…

T is for Talking

I shout. I swear. I whisper and pull my hair. I giggle. I laugh. I point. I sign. I talk. I try to communicate. I may not like a lot of people but it doesn't…

S is for Snoring

Hello. My name's Annie. And I'm a snorer. Years I've spent hiding in shame, waiting for anyone else in the room to fall asleep before me so they wouldn't have to hear me snore. But…

R is for Reality

The more we learn about reality, the less we understand it. Is it our day-to-day experiences? Our beliefs? Our dreams? Something we can touch, something fathomable? Or perhaps our human senses are deceiving us -…

Q is for the Queen in Chess

For some reason, there's always been this kind of stigma about the game of Chess. And I've never understood why. I grew up not only playing the game but studying it too. Dad taught us…