Tagged with excuses

Shoot for the moon

Shoot for the moon

Last week, Nick D’Aloisio became one of the youngest millionaires ever after selling his company to Yahoo for around $30million at the mere age of 17. It’s enough to make the average latte drinker feel quite inadequate. I’m sure I wasn’t the only the only 17 year old all those years ago where the biggest … Continue reading

Why the thought of motherhood scares me

Why the thought of motherhood scares me

It may seem crazy when we humans are biologically programmed to reproduce, but the idea of having children scares me. All those sleepless nights and sore boobs are definitely unappealing, as well as losing your figure, having your boobs droop down past to your belly, and the financial cost. Sometimes I think that the only … Continue reading

List love: best excuses for a sickie

List love: best excuses for a sickie

“Chucking a sickie” is often seen as a right or tradition for some Australian workers. This entails calling in sick at work even though you’re perfectly capable of of hauling your ass out of bed and being mildly productive. Whether you call it a sickie, a doona day, or a mental health day, here are … Continue reading

List love: why you’ll be running late today

List love: why you’ll be running late today

While I can rarely fault the tube service in London (when it’s running and not down for “upgrade” work), I am still incredulous at how often the trains around the UK run late. Sometimes it’s just a few minutes here or there, often it’s a full blown cancellation. And it seems that almost any minute … Continue reading