When Tea Just Won’t Do

I won’t beat around the bush and say it straight away: I’m not a coffee person. I’m a tea person but not in the modern experimenting, exotic teas of various type and origin person. Continue reading When Tea Just Won’t Do

5 Reasons Why Celebrity Crushes are Good for You

I clearly remember the first time I kind of fell in love with someone from a movie. It was in the mid-80s, I was pre-teen, and the movie was “The Neverending Story.” Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Celebrity Crushes are Good for You

The Cover Letter I Wish I Could Send

Cover letters. What’s your first reaction when you come across the phrase? Joy? Excitement? Hardly, right? Continue reading The Cover Letter I Wish I Could Send

A short course in self-irony

I saved this draft two years ago (I have really neglected this blog!) with the intention of outlining a five-step process for learning self-irony. I believed — and I still believe — that the world today suffers from a bad case of no-self-ironism that could eventually become terminal. Continue reading A short course in self-irony

Zombocalypse survivor or fresh meat?

by Da Pootz

image: Angelina Alexandrova

This test was sort of unavoidable, to be honest, so here it is.

Continue reading Zombocalypse survivor or fresh meat?

There’s no bottom to creativity

by Irina Slav

The quest for originality, for uniqueness, has claimed numberless victims. Continue reading There’s no bottom to creativity