This is one of the hardest posts i’ve ever had to write… especially hard because I had to write a similarly hard one in June. 2016 will forever be the year that my family lost the two bestest friends we’ve ever had. In June, we lost our wee girl Mirinda, and just last week her… Read More Goodbye Fanta
About a week ago, Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary in Britain announced that Britain would accept the children that were eligible to resettle in Britain from the refugee camp in Calais, France. These are unaccompanied minors (under 18 year olds) that currently have family in Britain. When the children started arriving, what should’ve been a… Read More The Shape of Things to Come?
So a wee while ago I saw a post about a guy from Norwich, UK who insisted that the ‘tampon tax’ proposed bill in the UK was ridiculous, because women should ‘hold their bladders’. He drew the analogy that if he didn’t insist on tax free diapers, because he could wait to go to the toilet. Understandably, this… Read More The Tampon Tax and other things
This is a bit of a musing. Been at NZ Data Forum today. It’s been great, as someone who works in a NFP, listening to corporates always gives me insights that I can’t get in my tiny bubble. One speaker in particular caused this musing, but it is something that has been in my mind… Read More The internet of people
I am currently in the land of the Free. We’ve flown 14 hours to have a holiday in Washington DC and New York City with the family. It is amazing… I’ve never been in this part of the US before and it is everything popular media promised us it would be. Washington DC has amazing… Read More Pokémon Go and Reality
I know it is just Monday but it has already been one of those weeks. Yesterday, after 11 years of cuddles and love, we had to say goodbye to our baby girl Mirinda. She was a loving beautiful creature, and would always be there when you needed her most. I remember one day being distressed… Read More #sadpanda kinda week