Regret. It’s not the most obvious emotion one associates with emerging from an unprecedented global pandemic. Yet, many of us are feeling just that. Mandated quarantine, aided by social media one-upmanship, has fostered a contagion of its own – the self-improvement guilt trip.
The term ‘remote access’ sounds deliciously deviant. No traffic jams, no interloping co-workers, no distractions (apart from BuzzFeed which will now be your new boss) and, most importantly, no wondering what to wear. In reality, remote access is more of an oxymoron. Sure, ‘working’ from home in your jimjams with Fluffy the Labradoodle asleep on […]
Last December I narrated the audiobook of The Happy Closet. In a classic case of cosmic irony, the algorithm gods dropped an article from CBC.ca in my Google news feed the very day I was recorded my online shopping chapter. The standfirst read: ‘It’s pretty staggering’: Returned online purchases often sent to landfill, journalist’s research […]
It’s that time of year again: the quest for the ultimate summer dress has officially started. As temperatures FINALLY begin to rise, style seekers are gunning for a great gúna (okay, several) to induce some long overdue wardrobe whimsy.
Most folks put foodstuffs and ice-cubes in the freezer, at times a warm bottle of wine when needs must. I, on the other hand, use mine to kill moths – all of the fecking moths.