23 lessons i have learnt from living in 23 houses

I have lived in 23 houses. Yep. 23 different sets of keys. 22 different streets.* 23 different bedrooms, kitchens, lounge rooms and bathrooms. My childhood memories have fairly distinct chapters, punctuated by the changing environment. Good, bad, messy. Free, wild, elated, scheming, adventurous, confined, small, stuck. I am about to end my stay in house…

three reasons to stop working so hard

Working hard is an esteemed virtue in our society. Whether it is staying back at work, volunteering long hours for a community group or pulling all nighters studying for University exams, working hard is viewed as an admirable, even selfless act. As someone who used to coordinate volunteer environmental campaigns whilst studying a law degree…

my capricious friend

At various times I have been told I am passionate, emotional and overly sensitive. Being labelled as passionate is usually okay with me, depending on who says it and the context in which it is said. On the other hand, being told I’m emotional or overly sensitive irks me. I believe these terms are too…