The comfort zone is so comfortable

I don’t watch that much TV but one show I’m really digging at the moment is Star Trek: Lower Decks. In an episode entitled Where Pleasant Fountains Lie, there’s a scene in which Rutherford is nervous about an assignment on an alien ship, away from his familiar surroundings. “You need to get outside your comfortContinue reading “The comfort zone is so comfortable”

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”

12 months of whatever this is… and counting

I started this blog about a year ago, not really knowing what it was trying to be… and I’m pretty sure I’m still just talking crap most of the time. I don’t follow any of the “rules” of blogging, like maintaining a consistent schedule or focusing on a niche (unless I’m the niche, haha). ButContinue reading “12 months of whatever this is… and counting”

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”

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”