Category: Life

August 10, 2020

My name is not that hard

It seems these days that every single week, someone spells my name incorrectly. It’s actually quite incredible, especially since the majority of them are writing to me on Facebook or email, where my name is clearly there.

August 3, 2020

Back in Berlin

(Written during my two weeks back in Berlin, after four months away.) I actually forgot the sound of sirens, til one blasted right past our apartment at midnight.

July 8, 2020

Men and their shirts

I feel like a prude saying it, but I hate it when I see men with their shirts off in public. It doesn’t make me look at them or admire their potentially good bodies, but it reminds me of the inequality and injustice between men and women. It reminds me that I can’t just simply […]

February 15, 2020

Accidental farmer

I’ve had a lot of people tell me that it is their dream to live on a farm and grow their own vegetables. I may be ‘living the dream’ but it was never my dream. I sort of just fell into this life.

February 6, 2020

Life at 30 – the most important things I’ve learnt so far

A while back, I started writing some brief thoughts about various topics I find important to discuss. I would start writing but never felt happy enough with the results to finish. It’s so hard to express everything you feel about a certain subject in a few short sentences. The eve of my 31st birthday seems […]

September 18, 2019

Life ghosting

Everyone talks these days about the dating phenomenon of ‘ghosting’, but I’d like to discuss this practice outside of the dating world and inside the real world in general.

September 17, 2019

Australia is not my paradise

Whenever I meet someone new and they find out I’m from Australia, the most common response is ‘oh but Australia is a paradise/so beautiful, why would you ever want to leave there’?

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