The Visual Effects Artist

MuryMury has been CGI-ing actively for some time now and she says she loves it, which doesn’t stop her from complaining about the inadequacies of some of the people she has to work with. And by the way, she does her work in passing from one part of Europe to another, she’s literally unstoppable when it comes to travelling.

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The Translator

I’m starting a new category where I’ll post short profiles of people who love their job and can tell you why exactly they love it. Hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I do.

Da Pootz

AngeAngelina is a long-time translator and interpreter. She speaks about four languages but being shy, she’d rather not admit just how fluent she is. Here’s what she had to say about herself. Continue reading The Translator

10 things new mums always underestimate

by Irina Slav

Okay, when I say “always” I may be exaggerating, but it is, I think, a universal truth that we are rarely, if ever, fully prepared for something we have never experienced, and that’s especially true when it comes to motherhood. Continue reading 10 things new mums always underestimate

Zombocalypse survivor or fresh meat?

by Da Pootz

image: Angelina Alexandrova

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

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Dear fathers, leave your little princesses be

by Irina Slav

My dear fellow, Y-chromosome carrying, parents of girls, I’m writing this to inform you about a number of things that would spare you a lot of anxiety in years to come. Continue reading Dear fathers, leave your little princesses be

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

Stuff it, Brand

by Irina Slav

Note: May contain strong language

I can’t abide arrogance in any form, which is why as soon as I read this I felt compelled to say a couple of things on the subject, or rather subjects. Continue reading Stuff it, Brand

We, the are-you-really-a-woman ones

by Irina Slav

Women like to share and sympathise. Women like shopping (for hours on end). Women like babies, theirs and other women’s. Continue reading We, the are-you-really-a-woman ones

A word on discrimination

by Irina Slav

I came across this the other day and after the initial spark of irritation at yet another baseless whine about discrimination, I skimmed the text until I got to the “conclusive case” against Chomsky. That did it, I burst out laughing. Continue reading A word on discrimination

Why I never iron

by Irina Slav

Two reasons: I don’t need disinfecting my clothes because I have a washing machine that does that, and I find this absolutely the most tedious thing a person could do to waste their time. Continue reading Why I never iron