Living Outside the Filtered Echo Chamber: A personal essay on why I left conventional Social Media and the impact it had on my life.

I would like to preface this personal essay with this statement: I think social media can absolutely be a force for good. I think it has many benefits and perks. I believe that, if used correctly, it can be a good thing. I am in no way advising people remove their online presence if that … More Living Outside the Filtered Echo Chamber: A personal essay on why I left conventional Social Media and the impact it had on my life.

Hacked

A few days ago a friend of mine text me asking why I had reactivated my Facebook page. After a year of reminding people I didn’t have Facebook any longer, I was very confused.  She sent me a screenshot. “Umm… What the F***?” Sure enough, there was my page, live and well. I felt the … More Hacked

Torn and Reconnecting

On December 23rd 2016, I managed to tear the anterior talo-fibular ligament in my right ankle. As I was driving between two Australian cities (a little over 730 kms), I was incapacitated a few hundred kms from my destination and outside of phone reception. I ended up driving my manual car (torn ligament and all) closer … More Torn and Reconnecting