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 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?
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
I had been feeling a bit sorry for myself this weekend, but a conversation tonight snapped me out of it. The reason for my pity party is superficial really. Let me explain. My body hasn’t been great since returning to work. I spent nine months being incredibly active every day. Going from that to a … Continue reading Perspective
It’s been a week. My fourth in this contract and already the funemployed memories have become blurry. Returning to the corporate routine has really made me think about what I want from my next job and next employer. Of course, I have been thinking about this almost non-stop during my break but putting on my … Continue reading The universe spoke to me