WTF is wrong with people?

Yes, a rhetorical question. I’m at home marking exams, with the tv on, watching the live coverage of the latest terrorist attacks in Paris. Seriously, what the actual fuck is wrong with people? Religion. I don’t know whether to just rage at the hopelessness of humanity, or whether to just kill myself so that I…

Food allergies, faking it, and freedom?

There’s been two very poignant articles show up in my social media feeds in the last week – both relating to food allergies and intolerances. In case you don’t know – I’m allergic to dairy for which I have to carry an epipen, and I have a gluten intolerance (medically diagnosed) that triggers IBS. The…

When everything just goes wrong…

I know I’ve been quiet. It’s just that it seems to be a case of Murphy’s Law or something. Everything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Not only has the ongoing saga of sexism and harassment been continuing unabated, now everything else seems to be compounding that issue. I have a project collaborator threatening me, and…

Why I finally ditched my iPhone…

I loved my iPhone. Truly. My trusty little 4S was unquestionably the best phone I’ve ever owned. Until last week. Apple ruined that for me. And this time it was something I wasn’t prepared to just forgive and forget. I now own a Samsung Galaxy. With the release of iOS 9.0, I was excited. It…

Really?

So, I was happy that Malcolm Turnbull won the party room ballot to kick Tony Abbott out of the PM’s job. Fantastic – it was kind of hard to find anyone worse than Abbott. But now come the disappointments… Turnbull today has named his new cabinet. Unsurprisingly, the ministries of importance to me are education,…

The Trump-man

There’s no denying what Trump said about Megyn Kelly was inappropriate, but the hypocrisy of the Republicans is once again glaringly evident. “You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes…blood coming out of her…wherever.” Trump’s comments, while offensive, aren’t even in the same ballpark as Republicans trying to control women’s lives by…