Tagged with holidays

List love: things to be thankful for

List love: things to be thankful for

I adore the idea of Thanksgiving. I’ve never been fortunate enough to celebrate one, but I think the concept poops all over Christmas. Your family comes together, and you celebrate all the things you should be thankful for. How is that not a million times better than a day that has turned into a display … Continue reading

List love: favourite days of the year

List love: favourite days of the year

There are 365 days in the year and for most of the time, one day just blurs into another, particularly if you work or study full-time. However there are a few select days of the year that are always worth getting excited about! 5. New Years Day On this day, the slate is wiped clean … Continue reading

Being an atheist traveller

Being an atheist traveller

I don’t believe in God. This news probably shouldn’t come as a surprise, considering the “rational” part of my blogging handle TheRationalOptimist. In the 2006 Australian census, 64 per cent of the population stated that they were Christian, which sounds like a hefty proportion, although how many of these are actively practicing is certainly less … Continue reading