Things in boxes

I am done with decluttering, done, I say! Hmmm … perhaps that was a little strident. How about this; I’ve done enough that I can now start packing and move to my new flat. Yes, that seems more accurate. At this juncture I should point out that I am, of course, using the word done in the more modern, eye rollingly teenage angsty way of being ‘so done’ with something. I’m, like, totally over it, yeah? (in my head that sounds way more Clueless than I’d realised. As if!). I should also confess that I’m using the apparent difference in “being done” and “being finished” to put off making decisions about some of the more, well, frivolous items I own …

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Weekend Reading

We tested bots like Siri and Alexa to see who would stand up to sexual harassment If that’s the case, it’s time Cortana’s team—along Siri’s, Alexa’s, and Google Home’s—step up. This is weird, or scary, or … something else entirely. People Who Cry During Movies Are The Strongest People Of All I’ll admit it: I cry during movies… and books, music, and podcasts. Depending on how my hormone levels are, I might preemptively grab tissues and just watch the movie alone. Though a lot of people smirk when they see me watch movies in tears, I’m really fine with it. From a ‘big greet’ I couldn’t agree more. Robert Mercer: the big data billionaire waging war on mainstream media With …

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February In Review

And then it was March. I know February is the shortest month but holy jeez how is it MARCH already!! Lived Highlights I have a new flat to move into! After several viewings, most of which were just ‘not good’ the first one I saw was the best option. Cheaper, and a lot smaller, than my current place, I am midst mass declutter as I type. Still going along to guided meditation and have started doing a little at home (using the Buddhify app to help). I’m not sure if he’s helping in the day-to-day much yet, but the sessions do leave me feeling lighter. Stepcount: 279,086. Also I’ll just mention the Scottish Rugby team here and leave it at …

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