Why to be or not to be a bitch

Tina Fey's comment 'bitches get stuff done' caught my eye some time ago and I shared it with some of my friends (yeah, via Facebook). It struck a responsive chord, so to speak, and many said amen.I begun to think why this quote was considered to be to the point. Sure we all recognise the … Continue reading Why to be or not to be a bitch

My (for real) talking pause

  I lost my voice. Literally. Due to several days of cold and coughing. Unlike my reading pause, my talking pause has not been voluntary. I have had to cancel meetings and focus on healing my voice for teaching. Yet, not talking has been inspiring. First of all, I have suddenly all this unplanned extra … Continue reading My (for real) talking pause

Cats and cars

My personal human experiment has partly failed. My spouse got a car. I had this eco-romantic view of us leading an environmentally friendlier (urban) life without a car, relying on public transport, carpooling, and rental cars. I know it is possible but apparently not in our family. I am still going to ride the bus. … Continue reading Cats and cars

My personal human experiment

This is an ongoing story of my personal human experiment. I am one among many trying to lead a more sustainable life. For me sustainable everyday life is minimising my consumption and damage to the environment, and maximizing social cohesion and a sense of community. In order lead my life (at least as it is … Continue reading My personal human experiment