Hello. It’s been even more of a while than usual, but I promise I haven’t just gone AWOL – a few pieces in the works, which may emerge when life is less busy. But this is not one of those pieces.
It is in fact a Guest Post (because yeah, I have guests now, boom), continuing the period theme of my latest Anglophone offering from a different perspective.
It’s authored by Meg, a friend, linguist and writer on many and varied topics, and here’s a paraphrase of its origin story:
Meg: Hey, nice PMS post. Also I kind of want to write the companion piece all about ew yucky blood, how about hosting it on Anglophone?
Me: Thankyou!! And yes please!
One week later
Meg: Here is a draft
Me: Brilliant! I’ll write an intro and publish it this weekend
Over a month elapses
Me: Hey, I finally wrote that intro…
And now, at last, here we are – the delay is my fault entirely. Since Meg is definitely eloquent enough to speak for herself, I’ll let her take it from here.