Navigating Mobile Phone Plans With Teenagers

This post is sponsored by amaysim   Riley had been asking for a mobile phone for at least the latter half of last year. We heard all the typical pleas for getting one, including the evergreen ‘Everyone else has one except me’, which I also used to throw around as a teenager. But Adam and…

5 Authors to Celebrate on International Women’s Day

To quote the International Women’s Day website, “International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women – while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender balance.” For me, it’s a day where I think of the women in my life and those I admire, many…

What I’m Reading February 2019

Two things stood out about this first title when I first saw it on the bookstore shelf before Christmas. First the title – Hell Ship – in that evocative block font and the author, Michael Veitch, who I’d known best from 80s and 90s sketch comedies. This book is a well-done and thoroughly researched account of the…