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.
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
If you’re anything like me, you’ll notice your friendship group is slowly dwindling. People are settling down, having children, and try as you might, you just can’t quite get on board the “parents group” vibe. You may even be in the parents group camp and have found that you can’t stand the other parents and … More Friendship App for the Socially Challenged
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