I realise in these times of global pandemics, toilet paper shortages and reality tv presidents that most people are not worried about the state of their inbox. But I am. And, in an effort to not talk about corona, a few days ago I was lecturing someone instead about how they have too many email … [Read more…]

People Are Multifacted

At the end of last year, I reported on a story involving Myanmar. The Southeast Asian country appeared before the U.N.’s highest court to face allegations of genocide for the country’s treatment of the Rohingya.  Appearing on behalf of her country was Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel peace prize winner who was kept under … [Read more…]

The Exes Gap

Not everyone is aware of this about me, but I used to be married. I was with my ex for seven years in total before we split up, living together for five of them.  Unsurprisingly, during the time that we were together, I would have listed him as the person that I was closest to, … [Read more…]

Pack With Me

Like many folks, I like to watch YouTube. And, as with any platform, there are trends. One of the trends amongst YouTube’s cool kids is to do Pack With Me videos, where they show you what they pack for a weekend or their travel makeup kit, etc. I’ve been watching a few of these.  Last … [Read more…]

Learning To Understand Yourself

I just spent the better part of a week on a work trip. When I left, I was in a sour mood. I had had too much of a great weekend. I don’t just mean too much to drink, but too much intense human interaction: a four-hour-long dinner, multiple parties, impromptu drinks. I was just … [Read more…]