Hey readers it’s Flo. And how are you all doing a few days into a new era, otherwise known as the dawn of the apocalypse? There’s my drama queen ways acting up again ;). But seriously, what the fuck ‘merica? I actually planned to write about something else, although entertaining, but nonetheless not as relevant given the news about the US presidential election.
I try to stay away from the media when it comes to these things, however I understand this is big news with Trump winning the election as this will have a global effect. I can empathise with the Americans, having gone through Brexit here back in June. You feel all sorts of emotions after the initial shock of the news. And not just the kinds of emotions you feel when you fight with your partner, or when you have a tense moment with a sibling. It’s less direct, but bigger, like something heavy is hanging in the air. Almost like a sense of alienation, like the neighbours that you’ve come to know and love, are not the people you thought they were. There is also a feeling of fragmentation happening, but on a large scale. And let’s face it, it feels really shitty! Continue reading