• Essay

    Trump

    Soon after Hillary conceded, I left my apartment and took my usual walk to work. I was dazed that the world was still there. I fell into a fog of internet clicking, endlessly refreshing…

    November 14, 2016
  • Recommendations

    Six things I loved in October

    All things self-compassion Remember when Brene Brown’s first Ted Talk went viral and the internet was all aflutter about vulnerability. I think self-compassion might be next. I read this in The Atlantic, which lead…

    November 7, 2016
  • Opinion

    On Trump & sexual assault

    I was really upset by the Trump tapes. I didn’t think I was “allowed” to be upset, until I heard Michelle Obama speak. I thought it was silly to be hurt by something so…

    October 31, 2016
  • Opinion

    On the demise of Gawker

    I have so many over-lapping, contradictory opinions about the Gawker thing, all of which should be prefaced by the fact that I’ve never really read it. Not because it was a gutter tabloid but because I…

    October 24, 2016
  • Essay

    In praise of Autumn

    I always arrive into autumn with a sigh of relief. Temperamentally, it’s the season I’m most suited to (introverted, home bodied). It’s the homestretch of the year. I enjoy the ‘fresh start’ feeling of…

    October 17, 2016
  • Recommendations

    Six things I loved in September

    The Intervention You know I enjoy a female auteur, and this indie film where nothing really happens but you really learn a lot was a favourite. It’s about a group of friends getting together…

    October 10, 2016
  • Essay

    On blogging

    I’ve over- written this ‘I’m back blogging’ piece, which (ironically!) perfectly encapsulates why I’ve decided to resurrect my blogging habit. From 2009-2013, I blogged pretty consistently before taking what I thought would be a…

    October 3, 2016
  • Essay

    On being sick

    Today, I’m thankful that although I’m still quite sick, I’m well enough to enjoy being sick. I am thankful that I feel positive though my throat is raw and it’s impossible for my exhausted…

    September 26, 2016
  • Opinion

    On Weiner and forgiveness

    To the delight of headline writers (& perhaps also feminists and Hillary supporters) everywhere, the Huma Abedin/Anthony Weiner marriage is over. The NY Post had their fun:…

    September 19, 2016
  • Essay

    I’m thankful that…

    I’m thankful that when I poured milk into my small, square tupperware container filled with flakes of organic oatmeal and a few anaemic currants, I instantly noticed the gelatinous, globbiness of the milk and…

    September 12, 2016