I’ve been fortunate to be out of Australia for the last couple of months, so I’ve missed much of the rhetoric over the ridiculous equality plebiscite that isn’t even binding. I didn’t say marriage equality or gay marriage on purpose, if another person is not allowed the same rights as you are, that’s not a […]Read More Equality
Recently I stayed at a fancy hotel. It’s not quite as fancy as it thinks it is, or at least not as fancy as the price it charges, but still well above the level of hotel I usually stay in. I’ve never been ma’am’ed (can you even have 2 apostrophes in one word?) so much […]Read More Can you be too polite?
I’m pretty sure half of the children under 5 in Melbourne were on the plane I was on last night. For a moment we’ll ignore how much times have changed and the comparison that I didn’t go on my first overseas trip until I was 25, and that was only because my Dad said my […]Read More For the love of noise cancelling headphones
I’m a kiwi, born and bred in New Zealand. My dad’s mother’s family is Irish. On my mum’s side there’s also an Irish connection. We are Ati hau, Ngati Rangi, Tuwharetoa… (Maori tribes) born and bred in the area where my mum still lives. The Irish connection is that my mum’s great-grandfather came from Ireland. I […]Read More When what you thought was true isn’t
Today I got the internet… Well technically I’ve had the internet for ages, I mean today I got a website that was all my own. I bought it two years ago, but I didn’t know what to do to add it to my blog. Also, I bought two sites, or names or whatever they’re called. […]Read More The internet