When it’s better to hang up

If you say “don’t quote me” to a journalist, you may as well hang up or walk away from them. Don’t continue talking. Period. It’s like donating blood and telling them not to use it. And when you continue with the conversation after asking not to be quoted, it’s like you’ve taken the blood and…

Unfair funding 

This just in. Well for me anyways.So we all know it costs about $1 million for IVF right? I learnt today that apparently couples who have issues with conceiving are generally eligible for some form of Medicare rebate. Firstly, I think this is great. It’s not their fault they can’t conceive and they certainly deserve…

Teach them how to fold

Dear school curriculum writer people, I have a bone to pick with you. How is it that I completed high school, after 13 long years, dozens of detentions and thousands of dollars (thanks mum) and now moving forward into life, I do not know how to fold a fitted sheet or what private health cover…

The communication never ends

Does anyone else feel like they know someone better in text and emails rather than in person? People are constantly communicating with one another when they are not together, and then when they get together they have nothing to say. It’s never “How was your day?” anymore. It’s “How was your afternoon?,” or “How was…

Phone calls in the sea

The new apple iWatch sure is fancy. If you missed all the media hype, apparently a surfer can now take a phone call from underwater. I mean, what is the point of surfing if the missus can still nag you? These poor surfers who once had the excuse of ‘sorry I missed your call, I…

How to become a…

I had a new career path wave today and decided to do the obvious and google ‘how to become a….’ I’ve stopped there because from this point in the search, all the most commonly searched items beginning with ‘how to become a’ came up. Surely you would think the obvious popular contenders would be perhaps…

It takes two to tango

In light of the mass shooting in Vegas a few days ago, US gun laws are all that is being addressed throughout media, worldwide. The events were terrible and have shocked the world, who have turned to look for blame and a cause. Why would anyone do this intentionally? The shock that it is not…