Now that I’ve made my ebook “Who Cares? Life for an Irish Transgender Teen” free to the public (you can download the full thing here), I’ve decided to publish the chapters here on my website. Below is a chapter from this book which was published in April 2016.

Everyone says it but I’m not sure that everyone understands it. Change is inevitable. You cannot stop change. Ten years ago your life was completely different and in ten years time your life will be completely different. Everything has changed and will continue to change. Our feelings change, our opinions change, our understanding changes, our outlook changes, our dreams change, even our looks change. Something you thought was inexcusable last year you could be doing now. You could be married to someone you once hated. You could never speak to someone you once loved. You could wake up one day and realise that you no longer want what once made you happy. Getting annoyed or sad about change is like getting annoyed or sad about the weather (which I know some people do). You can try to ignore it or control it all you want but you can’t stop it.

Continue reading

Lessons I’ve Learned From Dublin Bus

This chapter was inspired by this post written by a wonderful friend of mine, Isabelle Evans. 

I’ve been using Dublin bus almost every day for about a year and a half now. Because of my travel card, I can get loads of buses every day without spending loads of money. Believe me when I say that I take advantage of this. Here are some of the lessons that I’ve learned from the wonderful/horrific thing that is Dublin bus.

Continue reading