Black swans and isolation

I’m a weird person. I love the Star Wars prequels and always have. I was perfectly fine with the name iSnack 2.0 for the spread that was eventually renamed Vegemite Cheesybite due to public backlash. And if I ruled the world, it would be acceptable to wear leggings as pants in any setting. I alsoContinue reading “Black swans and isolation”

We are who we are for a lot of reasons

Last year (I think… I’ve lost all concept of time in 2020) I was asked an interesting question by an old friend: “Have you always been this shy? Or did something happen to you when you were little?” At the time I said, “I’ve always been like this”, which I believe to be true. AndContinue reading “We are who we are for a lot of reasons”

The curse of the hyphenated name

Dear Diary, I had a frustrating experience not too long ago while trying to make an online purchase. When I entered the billing address, I repeatedly got an error message telling me it contained invalid characters. After several attempts, I finally released what the invalid character was. The pesky hyphen in my name. I deletedContinue reading “The curse of the hyphenated name”