Stories

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.

Life redux

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.

Down with shared hosting!

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A single white female in the Middle East

Travelling as a solo female isn’t as dangerous as people tend to make it out to be. But in this part of the world, I feel more vulnerable than I have anywhere else, and I’m not entirely sure I’m okay with it.