My mind, my thoughts, my words

Gender works

I am all for equality. Men and women should be treated equally, paid equally, respected equally. But I don’t get how some feminists get all wound up about ”female/male roles”. Women and … Continue reading

05/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Things we should’ve learned in school that would be much more useful than some of the things we did learn – the weather

On the bike, cycletouring through South America, weather can be our number one enemy. Either it’s too hot, too cold, too windy, too rainy, or too sunny. You don’t have … Continue reading

14/06/2015 · Leave a comment

Breaking free

Since I left university something great has happened: I started to live in the moment. For many years I’d been living in the future thinking in terms of ‘after’: I will… … Continue reading

19/12/2014 · 1 Comment

Ode to Chocolate

Oh chocolate, you brown sweetness you always make me worry less whatever happens you don’t run away you make the city’s overcast look a little less grey when my nerves are … Continue reading

30/04/2014 · Leave a comment

Feeling feelings

Emotions are experiences characterised by mental states, expressions, and physical reactions. Feelings are the subjective experience of emotional states. If I didn’t say that something someone did hurt me they wouldn’t know – unless … Continue reading

29/04/2014 · Leave a comment

blogging vs vlogging

Obvious enough, I blog. However, I don’t read blogs except for the occasional post by some friend. Even if infrequently, too, I’d more easily stumble upon a vlog and watch. … Continue reading

28/04/2014 · 3 Comments

Why machines are feminine

Ever noticed that apparently machines are feminine? The car… she? The bike… she? In languages that have different gender categories such as German, French, and Spanish, the gender of stuff depends on the … Continue reading

09/04/2014 · Leave a comment