I was driving to work the other day when I heard a news story about fake meat. Apparently, it could be a $3 billion industry for Australia. Our farmers are being encouraged to ditch livestock and grow the plants that are needed to produce fake meat, typically soy beans. There are a few billion-dollar Silicon … Continue reading Soapbox moment
I had a friend over last night and I knocked up a vegetable lasagne for our dinner. I haven’t made lasagne for years and this is the first vegie version I have made. And it had no lentils and no eggplant. It was probably a bit low on protein but super high in nutrition. You … Continue reading Vegetable lasagne
I watched a documentary on Netflix last week. It's called The Great Hack and it's about how Cambridge Analytica manipulated people all over the world to influence the results of elections, mainly using social media channels to do so. And we're not just talking about the Brexit referendum and Trump's election. This company was involved … Continue reading Boiling the frog
My GP gave me the results of the MRI on my dodgy back on Friday. Basically, he said I have an old person's body. He said one of my vertebrae has arthritis which is irritating some nerves and causing the tingling and numbness. Oh, the indignity! He tried to make me feel better by saying … Continue reading The path to wellness
Oh this winter is a drag. I'm so bored of cold, windy and grey days. And the rain! It's taking such a toll on me. All I want to do is bunker down at home with a glass of red and a bit of Netflix. Every. Day. But no, I have to drag my cold … Continue reading Why so blue?
We need to talk about snacks. Healthy snacks. My metabolism is still through the roof, despite being far more sedentary now I'm back at work. Speaking of work, the job I'm doing is based in a remote location which means I would need to drive to get food if I don't take it to the … Continue reading Balls
I'm mad as hell. Because even though it's 2019 and #MeToo is still an active movement, it's clear that things haven't moved on as much as I'd hoped. Let me explain. Yesterday I was taken to lunch by a couple of recruters. I met one of them at a women in tech function a … Continue reading This is not OK