Keeping well and breathing

Text reads: Keeping well and breathing. Background contains cardboard gift box and close-up of Christmas tree.

It's the 21st of December, which means it's time to play the greatest Australian Christmas song of all time -- "How to Make Gravy" by Paul Kelly. The classic tale of a man who finds himself in prison over the holidays while his family gets together without him and makes gravy incorrectly, probably. https://youtu.be/iISWrBk8KZc Paul …

The curse of the hyphenated name

Text reads: The curse of the hyphenated name. Background contains a young girl frowning while cupping her face in her hand.

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 deleted …