Something something something festive

Obligatory festive season post coming up, just as mask mandates are reintroduced in Western Australia. I could say “Merry Christmas” but obviously not everyone celebrates it, myself included. (I don’t care if you say Merry Christmas to me though. Neither does any other non-Christmas celebrator I’ve ever met.) “Happy Holidays” is a nice catch-all, butContinue reading “Something something something festive”

Choice and consequence

While I don’t think I’ve ever actually said so until now, it’s not a secret: I’m pro-vax. I think everybody should be vaccinated unless they genuinely can’t for medical reasons. “But you’re vaccinated, right? So you’re safe, right? Or doesn’t your jibby jab actually work?” Newsflash: We don’t just get the jab for ourselves, butContinue reading “Choice and consequence”

Not throwin’ away my shot

I have now received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and I feel awesome. 🙂 I’m also happy to have reached the “feeling awesome” stage, because I wasn’t in the days following my second shot. I got Pfizer, and literally the only side effect I had from the first dose was a sore arm forContinue reading “Not throwin’ away my shot”

Letter to my long distance love

Dear Sydney, Why you gotta do me like this?! As of now, there are virtually no COVID-19 restrictions in Perth again. (Though I’m keeping a clean mask in my bag just in case.) But my heart is heavy because there’s a hard interstate border separating us and I don’t know when it might come down.Continue reading “Letter to my long distance love”