Come June in Europe people asked me: Are you going back to Australia? will you be going on holiday to Australia? Are you going back to see family in Australia? -- Joke is on them because June means colder climate in the south and warmer in the north hemisphere. Therefore, I stay put. Lakeside swimming … Continue reading Finally Homesick for my Island
What I found: It is a state of being yourself. Of being collected, confident, going with the flow. Intrigue, passion (depending on the amount) …freedom to express yourself. Another definition adds: enthusiastic and knowledgeable, tolerant of others’ views, accessible. Early this year a big apero at a club was planned by a Spanish guy and … Continue reading How Do You Define Cool?
“But be careful…” A friend told me. I completely disagreed.Do you get cautious around dangerous, controversial things? I use tact. That requires sensitivity and a sharp head. In fact the only times I learned anything was when I risked something to get it. Going out with a guy. Cooking. Asking a parent for something. Doing … Continue reading Using Caution When It’s Hot
So strange moments at work; I had just taken a selfie with 4 other people, adding a tag as part of a friend and colleagues` project. I was thinking about selfies and hashtags. It’s this whole identifier thing that makes you want to stand out, be visible. And I realized while I was out earlier … Continue reading Selfies And Hashtags #whatamI
I recently researched the topic of being “indifferent” and “not giving a f—k” through blogs, psychology journals and reddit (the last one is obviously most fun) and found some curious things people have written on the topic. It came from the fact that I stopped caring about a few things since graduating with a Master … Continue reading Benefits of Indifference