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The Night after the Night before

One of the downsides for me of having such a vibrant, active social life is when I have a night out and then don't go out the night after. I get this night after the night before feeling. Let me explain. Fortunately, I have a very active social life and when I go out I [...]

Emotional Wreck

What's been going on this past couple of weeks in my head, I do not know but I've been an emotional wreck. For about a week and a half, my propensity to cry at the drop of a hat has gone through the roof with today being the worst. Yes, I actually broke down and [...]

That’s not me anymore

I’ve been having a talk today with Kevin who who is a great leveller and sage despite his younger years and I was talking about amalgamating an old website with this one and wondering whether or not I should do that because the old website is my past and this is my future. The old […]

My Transition Story

I just wanted to write something about my transition story, over the past two years of my life. Some might look at this as weird or strange and some may say, even bizarre. I wanted to express what the last two years have felt like to me as a trans person as I transition from [...]

Humber Bridge, Humber Estuary, Hull

The Humber Bridge Hands up, I admit it. I love bridges and who wouldn't love the longest suspension bridge in the UK. The Humber Bridge. Once the longest bridge in the world the Humber Bridge is 2,220 m, that's 7,280 ft; 1.38 mi in old money. Opened on 21st June 1981  it was the longest [...]

Oil Rig Disassembly, Near Hartlepool

Oil Rig Disassembly Okay I was blown away when I saw this Oil Rig Disassembly while driving the coast from from Middlesborough to Hartlepool. These things are massive and as I was driving down the A178 towards Hartlepool I had a WTF moment and although I probably shouldnt have, stopped to have a look. Felt [...]

Angel of the North, 13th July 2021

Angel of the North, Near Gateshead "When in the North East of England then you must visit the Angel of the North" I'm told, time and time again by friends and colleagues. So here we are at the Angel of the North. This statue has been here since 1998 and its 20m in height and [...]

Middlesborough Transporter Bridge, 13th July 2021

Middlesborough Transporter Bridge from the North Shore I was in Middlesborough on the 13th July and afterward, I went to look at somewhere I've wanted to see for a while, the Middlesborough Transporter Bridge at Port Clarence near Middlesborough. It's an Auf Wiedersehen, Pet thing! Sadly, the bridge is currently closed because apparently, it needs [...]

Centre Stage on Bloom Street

Centre Stage One of my absolute favourite places in the village as I've always been made to feel at home here. Centre Stage is one of the most trans friendly places in the village and most evenings you will find trans people in this venue. They have drag acts most weekends and the staff here [...]

Walkies round Ancoats and New Islington, Manchester

Walkies round Ancoats and New Islington, 19/06/21 After Friday night drink fest with Gavin I needed to have a walk and clear my head get some excercise. I first went to Eastern Bloc for breakfast and was severly disappointed with the service and the food was cold. Been going there for ages and this was [...]

Running away from yourself

I’ve spent most of my life running away from myself. If that sounds familiar then sooner or later you have to sit yourself down and have a good conversation with yourself. The alternative is you slowly hate yourself more and more every day and that hate will eventually kill you a little bit more inside […]

Really, Really Drunk

Let's be clear here I don't normally get really drunk. I don't know why but I seem to have some kind of inbuilt filter, most of the time. Which when I get to a certain point I just stop drinking almost like an off switch. My problem when I get drunk is that I'm a [...]

Muggy head and Sore nipples

For the past few days I’ve had what I can only call a muggy head this is coupled with really sore and sensitive nipples! It’s just over 3 months on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and since Thursday last week I’ve been struggle to concentrate on anything but also struggling to sleep. Some might say it’s […]

Tamar railway bridge at Saltash, Cornwall

On the way back from Cornwall on the 26th May I took a little detour to see Mr  Isambard Kingdom Brunel's monumental erection that is the Tamar railway bridge at Saltash, Cornwall.

Penwith, Cornwall, May 2021

I've just spent a great week away in deepest Penwith, Cornwall. I needed a break after lockdown 3.0 or whatever number it is now! I needed to go chill out, relax, and breathe. Away from work, away from my house, and away from my family. I also needed to go and see some of my [...]

Covid rules Vs common sense

I’m in a cafe and go to sit down but the table I would like, which has 4 chairs as I’m waiting for friends, but am told I can’t because this table hasn’t been cleaned. So, I’m not allowed to sit down until they’ve cleaned the table, but I can sit down at an adjoining […]

Be yourself

What does it mean to be yourself? A question I’ve asked myself many times over the past few years. Some people have lots and friends and family around who are supportive while they seek to find themselves or be themselves, while some of us choose solitary lives while we seek to find ourselves or to […]

Two months of taking Estrogen

This is just a quick update from me about what it’s like at two months of taking Estrogen, and testosterone blockers. I wanted to put my thoughts, feelings, and findings down on paper for posterity. The first thing I’ve noticed over the past few weeks is how much more calm my mind is. It’s almost […]

Walkies round New Brighton, 09/05/2021

Walkies round New Brighton, Wirral Went to New Brighton on the 9/05/21 with friends Helen and Jude and our 4 dogs and had a fantastic walk down the beach from up at the Coastguard station all the way down to Fort Perch and Back. The promenade was busy but the beach itself was nearly deserted [...]

The Doodle on Ducie Street, Manchester

The Doodle on Ducie Street, Manchester near Piccadilly Train Station A brilliant piece of artwork, called the Doodle on Ducie street. Located between Piccadilly and Dale street, just behind 111 Piccadilly. This is a fab piece of artwork and must be 35 feet in length and 7 ft high. The artwork was creted by 30 [...]

A night on the town with abusive behaviour, 17/04/21

Tonight I’ve had the misfortune to experience a tirade of homophobic, transphobic and drunken abusive behaviour from somebody on a night out in Manchester’s, Gay Village. This was directed firstly at me, then my friends and also the gay community at large in the village in Manchester. What happened? Let me start by saying what […]

Night out in Manchester on 1st weekend after lockdown 

I went for a night out in Manchester on the first weekend after lockdown, on the 16th and 17th April. This is my recollection of the night out and what Manchester was like. I wasn’t actually planning to go out on 16th of April but the events of the week transpired that I ended up […]

To pee or not to pee, that is the question?

To pee or not to pee that is the question? What do you do as a trans person when you need the toilet? As a transwoman, I will always take the option of the female toilets over the male as outwardly I am female. For nearly 2 years I have lived my life as a […]

Disappointed at my Doctors

After my conversation with doctors on the 11/03/21, I've come to the conclusion that either my Doctor has forgot about me, I am not worthy of their time or their hands are tied somewhere along the lines and can't help me. Over a month ago I had a conversation with them about using private services, [...]

D day, starting hormones

Today is a milestone. Today is my D day. Today is the day that I start taking feminising hormones. Today is the day I start on hrt (hormone replacement therapy). I received my prescription from Gender GP last week but because I’ve been running round like a blue arsed fly over the past week, sorting […]

Amazon Wish List

Hey, my lovely followers. Below is my Amazon Wish list. A list of things i’ve found while surfing the world of Amazon. If you’d like to purchase any of these items i’d be grateful and if clothing or shoes, pictures will be forthcoming. In private at first and then on my website. View my Amazon […]

Captain Sir Tom Moore mural by Akse-p19

Captain Sir Tom Moore mural by Akse-p19 I must say I personally think the Captain Sir Tom Moore mural is one of the best things I've seen sprayed on a wall in Manchester and there are some pretty amazing images areound the city and the Northern Quarter. Painted by Akse-p19 on the corner of Tib [...]

Gender Journey #1, Private Consultation with Gender GP

After dealing with the NHS and my Doctors, I’m done. So I’ve decided to go private and chose Gender GP as my private service of choice. This is my experience, or should that be experiences? as no doubt, there will be many more posts about Gender GP as my journey continues. On 1st March 2021, […]

I hate being hairy

I am hairy and I hate being hairy. I really do and always have done and it's one of my biggest body dysphoria issues. Hairy legs, arms, back and chest along with a hairy backside 🙁 It's bothered me all my adult life and I spend lots of time and effort in removing it. Shaving, [...]

You never know who you’ll meet on a dog walk

I was working in central Manchester today and took, my dog, Chante with me and, when finished working we went for a walk around the city center. As the city is very quiet I had Chante off the lead and as I walked down Portland Street a lady approached me and said "Hello, Merci" and [...]

Dealing with my doctors, 11/03/21

After the elation of the weekend and speaking to GenderGP today has been a massive depression after dealing with my doctors. It has left me crying my eyes out and more depressed than for many years. The conversation with my GP today has reaffirmed my opinion that the NHS does not want to or are […]

NHS waiting lists, expect them to get longer

I want to put my thoughts on NHS waiting lists out there for folks to comment on. What I'm seeing personally and with friends and family really worries me. It's March 2021 and we're still being told to "Stay at home, Save lives, Protect the NHS". That's all well and good as the NHS fights [...]

Religion, why I’m done with it and people who spout it

I hear many times, mainly from religious types, that what you are doing is wrong? Do you mean legally or morally in the eyes of some almighty god? Well, wrong in the eyes of your god obviously!   If you're going to ask me this question you better have a fucking good answer to back up [...]

I’m a serial apologiser, I’m sorry

I am a serial apologiser, I’m sorry I just can’t help myself saying sorry. Maybe it’s my upbringing or the fact that I was once married to another serial apologiser or maybe its because I’m a shit human being? It might just be that I think everything is my fault? I really can’t help myself […]

Mikki’s Favourite Rave Tunes Play List

I admit it. I'm a raver, was in the past and still am now. So here's Mikki's Favourite Rave Tunes Play List on that there YouTube thingie. Tunes in my play list in no particular order, some you might like, some you might not!   Mikki's Favourite Rave Tunes Play List Go straight to the [...]

Cobra Kai Mural, Northern Quarter, Manchester

Cobra Kai Mural, Northern Quarter, Manchester The NHS Nurse Mural has now been replaced with this Cobra Kai Mural which is an advertisement for a TV program on something called Netflix. No idea what the program is about but i'm betting its some kind of Karate Kid program. The mural is located on the corner [...]

On the sixth day god created Manchester Mosaic

On the sixth day god created Manchester Mosaic The "On the sixth day god created Manchester" mosaic is located on the back of Afflecks on Short Street next door to Crazy Pedro's Pizza. This is inspired by the legendary T-shirt designed by Leo B Stanley On the back of Afflecks Palace, I know its now [...]

Crazy Pedro’s NQ Mural on Short Street behind Afflecks

Crazy Pedro's NQ Mural on Short Street behind Afflecks Behind Afflecks is the Crazy Pedro's NQ Mural on Short Street. This mural like many in the city is a living mural and changes occassionally. The latest incarnation is of the Crazy Pedro's character wearing a Covid mask. As always this is painted on the roller [...]

Today has reaffirmed my decision

Today has reaffirmed my decision to transition in my life. It’s been an enlightening day, especially in the sea of negativity and depression we’re all tied into with Coronabollocks. I’ve had four appointments today and I’ve actually spoken to lots of people today in person and online. I’ve had proper conversations with them, which is […]

Manchester’s street art

Here's a gallery of some of the pictures I've taken over the past 12 months on walks around the city center of Manchesters street art.

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