Hailing from Dublin, Ireland, Caroline has a variety of published fiction and non-fiction, written in a wry style on all things nerdy and neurotic. Her collection of essays Fahckmylife: The Little Book of Fahck, is available on Amazon.
How I adapted to lockdown
In a way, I was made for a lockdown - I'm chubby, so I can last ages even if there were a food shortage, I worked from home at the time, and I enjoy my own company. I could keep myself entertained for endless hours without getting bored that rarely even involved masturbation.
Black and white thinking will ruin your life
My mother used the adage ‘life is a bitch, and then you die’ and continues to do so. I mean, life can be difficult, especially when we are anxious about the future and when the narrative that surrounds everything seems to make no sense. At least half of what we hear daily in the media creates fear and sounds like the plot of a chaotic b-movie. It’s virtually impossible to tell what’s real and what isn’t.
And That Baby Grew Up To Be Albert Einstein
And that Baby Grew up to be Albert Einstein – Keith Duffy and Getting up the Duff OK so I thought I could go with a different type of tale today, so sit back, grab a cup of tea or get comfortable hiding in the jacks in work, whilst I regale you with a story of a day in my life of yesteryear. ‘Twas the summer of 2003, I was 21, on break from college before returning for my final year of my degree and working in town. This shop was a novelty shop, mainly for children, producing a variety of teddy bears on the site to the specifications of stupid little people. We put in hearts, voice boxes, stuffing, dressed them and gave them birth certificates. We smiled and joked with children and it was all really saccharin, but, for the most part I enjoyed it. It paid well, I liked sewing and some children were scared of balloons which amused me no end.
Big Boobs Aren’t All That Great
Sure, boobs are great. But did you ever think about all the problems that they cause? Funbags, breasts, bewbs, boobs, bangers, tits, titties, jabs… the list of names for these meat sacks are endless. They’re fun and functional at the same time. But have you ever thought about the serious side of having breasts?
Tips on Avoid Crypto Scams
As with everything that is money-related, there are plenty of scams involving cryptocurrencies out there. Some are phishing scams, and others involve money transfer fraud. There are even fake sites and applications that pretend to be legitimate companies to steal from you. It is a good idea to make sure that you are aware of the possible scams before you invest, so you can protect your money as much as possible.
Mother, Lover, and Worker
Before I start ranting here, I’d just like to say that I like being a mam. My kid can be a pain in the arse, but I am happy that I have him and love him unconditionally. That said, I think it should be OK to give out about your kid wrecking your buzz without feeling guilty. It’s not this perfect little bubble of joy.
How to Manage Your Budget and Change Your Spending Habits
(The root of all our problems is avocado toast) Before I start getting into this article, let me just say that I am not here to preach. As a millennial who does not own my own home, I often hear older generations blame our spending and lifestyle because we cannot purchase a house. Millennials or most people on medium to low incomes are not crap with money, buying avocado toast, fancy coffees, and coats for dogs. Me writing this article isn’t about this. I am not here to patronize you about how you spend your money.
Three Things to Look for in Market Charts for Crypto and What They Mean
Charts can be confusing, especially when they are only for a year old crypto. This is why the other variables listed below are valuable when assessing whether to include a currency in your portfolio. These will help you decide on a good time to buy, or ‘entry point’ as well when to cash out or what is known as an ‘exit’ point.