Watching some of my “friends” talk about the Irish General Election count tonight on Twitter (while it was up) has made me laugh and cry all at once.
You’ve had the usual “will be PM with 35% of the vote” not to mention “The two major parties are both Conservative”. As if “conservative” was a globally defined type of politics. Continue reading
Self-centred as I am (hey so are most of you – it isn’t a bad thing most of the time) I sometimes do off the cuff things to show I have a heart buried inside. Somewhere. Continue reading
I’m not a big fan of planning in my daily life, to the chagrin of some of those I share my life with. This leads me to make what often appear to be impulsive decisions, so believe me when I tell you that the best ones are often stressing me out for weeks or even months at a time before I finally act.
Joining Twitter three years ago today Continue reading
Yesterday I did my Australian Citizenship test, and even though I was pretty certain I would excel, I was still pretty proud of my result. There was even gloating. Continue reading
I tonight wonder about a few trifling business decisions made this week in Egypt and by Nokia in the light of my recent “decision” to get off twitter (like that lasted – hah!). Continue reading
A little over a week ago I decided to give up twitter for a while in order to see if I could reduce my addiction. Perhaps I was being overly optimistic about attempting to stay away for a month. But because I felt I had an addiction which was in some ways getting out of hand to the detriment of other parts of my life, I thought it worthy of some effort. Continue reading