Equality at Work and in Life

A picture says a thousand wordsAt first glance, to me, the above appeared to be just a funny thoughtless meme. As such, I shared it on Twitter thinking others may find this amusing but then it occurred to me that sadly, there is a lot of truth to this. Men…

30 Day Challenge: Meat-Free and Alcohol-Free

On 17 September 2020, I decided to go on a meat-free diet and remove alcohol from my life. I noticed that, in the last 3 months, I have substantially increased my intake of meat and alcohol. Prior to this period, alcohol was only for social gatherings and meat consumption was…

iOS Widgets - Wall of Temptation

Apple, after 13 years, has decided that the world is ready for a change and has granted iOS users the opportunity to have something more than just icons on our home screens. Widgets are not new to me and I have spent many years using it on Android before accepting…

The Plight of Indie Weather App Developers!

Weather apps are my guilty pleasure. I am a sucker of good design and thoughtfully crafted software. However, today, I am putting myself in the shoes of an indie weather developer to shed light into the challengers faced when the odds are severely stacked against you. You may think, "it's…

Envy vs Jealous

Strangely, on a very rainy Saturday morning, I am exploring these two very distinct emotions which appear to be used interchangeably but this is further from the truth. To ensure, I correctly have this cemented in my mind, I am defining it in my own words: Envy: I desire something…

Consistency = Long term Wellbeing

Since my early childhood years, I have been in a constant battle with my wellbeing. Because of my sickness (largely non-existent now), I was never been an active person and as such my best friends were the TV and books. It’s only in my adult years that I gained…

Learning to code: Free code camp

Learning has always been something I do. However, in the last 5 years, I feel that I have not learnt a new skill. Learning doesn't always have to be something that earns you money or a career change. It's the journey of learning something different and challenging yourself, which is…