We missed week 16 because I was coming up with a game plan for how I was going to be a better anti-racist person. It's an on-going process, it will always be an on-going process, but I didn't feel like sharing what feels like my very trivial day to day given how genuinely shit and [...]
"Ways of Seeing" by John Berger is a book that was recommended to my Journalism Masters class back during the good old college days. The days of very low bank balances, much cous cous and even more cheap cider. I am reminded of this book because my mom was going through my bookshelf to find [...]
As my millions of readers, (very few readers) may have noticed, there was no blog last week. I could blame this on the fact that 13 is an unlucky number. I could blame it on my horoscope, but I'll refrain and save that for another time (hangover) in the future. The real reason there was [...]
This week is all about how to talk about weight during lockdown and further afield.
Week eleven is all about the stages of lockdown. Which stage are you?
In this week's instalment, I share the life lessons I have learned since moving to Melbourne, Australia.
I was on the phone with one of my best friends last night while she was making extremely bougie looking nachos. She said she wanted to pretend she was having brunch out in Dublin. We were chatting about aspects of our personality that we thought could do with some improvement. “I don’t think I’m that adventurous, [...]
In this week's blog, I discuss to the power of a personal project to help with stress management during the coronavirus outbreak, including an outlook on what the pandemic is like in Melbourne, Australia.
There's a feeling of tension in the air that I can't quite put my finger on. It kind of feels like the air in an exam room, or when you try to get your boyfriend's attention when he's watching Six Nations. Here's week four of the Melbourne travels.
In this article, I talk about the unstoppable worry associated with the unknown, luck, and 6 tips for settling down in anew country so you can look back on your first few weeks with a smile.