The Wild Wild Web – Social Media

Social Media… People tend to have fairly strong opinions on it. There isn’t a huge amount of ambivalence. It generally seems like you love it or you really hate it (and all it stands for) Recently, I had two conversations with people where they were very keen to let me know just how irrelevant and… Continue reading The Wild Wild Web – Social Media

I Have a Question…

I have a question. Why is self deprecation a 'thing'? Seriously. It's not a nice thing. There is this very 'Irish' thing though of calling Notions when somebody has a self assured attitude - whether it be in accepting a compliment or admitting that they did a great job on something. You could post a selfie… Continue reading I Have a Question…

Weight Loss, Body Positivity and Me

Bodies, our bods, our homes, our engines Never in history have our bodies been subject to such scrutiny and judgement. The fashion industry, the beauty industry, mainstream media, reality TV... ad infinitum. It's exhausting, you'd need a lie down if you actually listed all the ways people are judged based on physical appearance. For the… Continue reading Weight Loss, Body Positivity and Me