Questions, like ideas, pandas, and British parliament circa Brexit, can be deeply stupid if there’s no real thought behind them. But when wielded with care and consideration, they can be a powerful tool to cut through confusion and obscurity, bringing clarity to complex topics.
Input & output: a path toward balance
Learning to start doing again, even when all my brain wants to do is curl up on the sofa and read the books piling up all over my flat.
Bad things come in threes
This is the story of the weekend that broke my heart.
Ryanair Roulette #1: Baden-Baden
Fun fact: I have never gone to Germany on purpose. I’ve often ended up there because it’s in between other places, or because flying into Frankfurt was cheaper than flying into anywhere else, or for a work thing or a conference. But I’ve never really headed there just because I wanted to go there, and, […]
Ryanair Roulette: kismet is my co-pilot
There are a lot of things I love about working remotely—a thing I’ve been doing for so long now I often forget that most people still have to be somewhere at a certain time every day. One of those things is the freedom to pack up at the drop of a hat and swan off […]
No boys allowed
Last year, I only read books written by women. I thought it’d make me a better feminist, but it just made me a better book-lover.
Sunset over the British Empire
The UK is broken, and maybe we can’t fix it.
Did I mention that I moved to England? Or that I’ve closed my business and taken a full-time job? I did both of those things, and I got fat in the process. Isn’t life exciting?
How I nearly died in the Himalayas
I went trekking in Nepal, and all I got was a swollen brain. Spoiler alert: I’m still alive. Luckily, I have friends who like me with a normal-sized brain.
What I did on my summer vacation
I took my first holiday in four years this summer. I feel like I should have done something monumental, but instead, I mostly just made stuff and read stuff. I’m pretty happy about it.