Last night I started rewatching Stranger Things – which is a strange thing in itself. Not only is this something I just never ever do, but when I started watching it I wasn’t even sure I’d want to carry on … Continue reading
Again I catch myself doing it: saying the thing that will win me coolness points, the thing that will make me part of the gang, the thing that will make the people I’m talking to look at me with affection … Continue reading
I love social media. I love being able to talk to people from the comfort of my own sofa at a time that suits me, I love being able to take time and think how to phrase my comments, I love … Continue reading
I didn’t change my online headshot to the Peace for Paris image, nor did I add a French flag overlay. Does that mean I don’t care about those who were killed there on Friday night?
It doesn’t. Of course not.
But what about those people who did? Some will say it shows they care, and yet others say it’s a shallow, superficial gesture Continue reading
And here’s a old post from my archives, on the same subject I wrote about last night – just deeper and more personal.
That old saying about stick and stones – that’s nonsense, though I kind of see the good intentions behind it. Teaching your kids to say this to someone who tries to hurt them with words – it’s a way of … Continue reading