“Pain is a room for one. Only we can enter, and sometimes, we can’t leave.” … But what if someone else could actually picture the pain?
At a time when the world is bowing under the weight of a pandemic, there is one part of frontline service that remains dangerously unchanged: the 15 minute GP appointment. Continue Reading →
There is no requirement to demonstrate ‘moral fortitude’ by smiling through self-destruction. Continue Reading →
“Immunocompromised” is a fancy way of saying that, for a variety of possible reasons, a person’s immune system doesn’t function as the gatekeeper of the body like it should. Basically, Continue Reading →
The election delay means there’s the chance for more education around both referendums. The pandemic has understandably sapped public attention – but the outcome of these votes also define our Continue Reading →
I’m no stranger to working from home. That was the only option for me for a long time – and it can do serious damage. We should not romanticise it.
As the National Party implodes and MPs are dropping like flies, I’m celebrating one retirement in particular. Paula Bennett. Her announcement fell at the same time the Greens releasing their Continue Reading →
On the 5th of November last year, I hit my head while feeding my very demanding cat/demon. She, of course, has offered no apology. And though I fell backwards and Continue Reading →
Hi all! I have to make this quick because I’m currently recovering from a head injury, which means extremely limited screentime. I’ve been pretty quiet lately, even before the injury. Continue Reading →
I remember vividly the episode of The Simpsons where Homer, attempting to suppress his rage, causes golf ball-sized lumps to erupt under the surface of his skin. Like a fury-fuelled Continue Reading →