The power of context

Blue fish

Context is incredibly powerful in getting to know someone. That whole idea of a fish out of water applies here. To truly understand the fish, you need to know where it came from, how it evolved and why it’s the colour it is. Out of context, you don’t know whether the bright blue stripes mean […]

Slut shaming

Marilyn Monroe

I, for one, am totally confused about the way some people deal with the issue (and act) of sex. Sex is just sex, right? There’s a reason it’s near the top of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Humans are hard wired to desire, seek and consummate sexual acts. Lately I have come across some pretty weird (I think) reactions […]

House vs home


So I moved on the weekend. Another house but hopefully a home too. I struggle with the share house thing. I pay rent, I pay bills and I sleep and do laundry there. That’s pretty much where it ends. My work life is so busy that the thought of returning to a house where things are […]