When I joined Twitter, I wasn’t really sure what to tweet. Facebook already allowed me to air the minutiae of my day-to-day existence, and I felt that nothing about my life would fit into 140 characters anyway. So, I set myself a project ““ to tweet my reading list.
Previously on Battlestar Galactica, Starbuck confesses to Adama; Boomer and Helo find the radiation shelter on Cylon-occupied Caprica; Starbuck is taken out by a Raider and falls and falls into a fiery atmosphere, and brinkswomanship writes a very long and overwrought recap ““ she’ll try to restrain herself this time!
Previously on BSG: Starbuck confesses to Apollo that Zac had failed basic flight, Helo and Boomer detect a signal on Caprica, and President Roslin has cancer. Hang on to your hats!
Well, I finally did it. I ordered my first e-book. And it was an agonizing decision. I’m sure I’m not the only person on this blog for “bookish, clever women” who has been faced with this same dilemma, so I thought I’d walk us all through the stages of grief together.
The most well-known images that people conjure to mind when they think of Australia are largely male-dominated: Steve Irwin, Crocodile Dundee, surf lifesavers at Bondi Beach, and so forth. Not merely products of the lucky country, but symbols of it. It is a country infamous for its sexism ““ an attitude that is largely outdated, […]
Let me start this by laying out the reason for my extreme prejudice against the Pill, and hence my search for alternatives: my sister and I, however loved once we were on the scene, were unplanned – in fact, we were actively being planned against. Since the Pill failed my mother not once, but twice […]
Last year I started my first “real world” job after 10 years in the academic sphere. Along with the increase in pay and benefits (and decrease in intellectual freedom and schedule flexibility) came the attendant bureaucracy – including, at the end of my first year, my performance review.