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Social media detox – why I removed my personal Facebook account
I’m going to apologize for the rant in advance – but there’s a few things I need to get...
Why Social Media Ads Are A Waste Of Your Time And Money
Ever since my iPhone started tracking how much time I spent by looking at the screen and reporting my...
On Behalf Of Grounded Travellers, Separated Couples and Families Worldwide: Is It Time To Get Vaccinated?
“Are your vaccinations up to date?” This used to be a common question for anyone travelling anywhere more or...
Please Stop Mindlessly Sharing Mental Health Posts
Have you seen any of those mental health related posts on social media lately? Something like this: Mental health issues related to the pandemic are especially hard for people with depression and other mental health disorders. Could any two of my Facebook friends just copy and repost to share... Read more
Spending my birthday in Vancouver this year… not just to renew my passport
A few years ago I got to spend my 30th birthday in Vancouver – I wrote a post about how an older couple, without ever knowing it, helped me celebrate by playing Auld Lang Syne for me. It’s a story about how you’ll never know how much of an... Read more
Why I love to collaborate but hate wasting time on the phone
Almost every day I get approached by some company who wants me to move my sites, online art gallery or (this weeks most popular one) online courses over to their platform. I’m always open to new opportunities and encourage anyone to reach out if you have a viable business opportunity... Read more
Social media detox – why I removed my personal Facebook account
I’m going to apologize for the rant in advance – but there’s a few things I need to get off my chest when it comes to social media. Let me start off with a question: Have you looked at your Facebook timeline or newsfeed lately? Other than cat pictures and... Read more
Heads Up: Why I’ll Be Deleting All My Videos From YouTube
Did you notice YouTube has started putting ads on all videos now? That’s right, all of them – even if you specifically didn’t want ads before. I must have been the only one that missed that memo on Google’s changing policy (Google owns YouTube, after all). To my unpleasant... Read more
Why I Hardly Participate In Art Shows Anymore

“Thank you for your submission to the “x” exhibition. Making selections was extremely challenging for our juror, due to the amount of excellent work submitted.

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The black sheep

The black sheep

Travel October 28, 2021

I haven’t seen my family for almost three years now. I blame the Atlantic Ocean, and myself for choosing to live on the other side of it.

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What I learned while collecting testimonials for my books
In the past years I had the privilege of connecting with several fellow authors and entrepreneurs to see if they’d be kind enough to share a few words about my books. I’ve been able to collect a few pages of nice words about my writing from people I look up... Read more
Why Social Media Ads Are A Waste Of Your Time And Money
Ever since my iPhone started tracking how much time I spent by looking at the screen and reporting my total “screen time”, I’ve become awkwardly self-aware of how much time I could have left in the day working on things I actually cared about. And even with that knowledge,... Read more
On Behalf Of Grounded Travellers, Separated Couples and Families Worldwide: Is It Time To Get Vaccinated?
“Are your vaccinations up to date?” This used to be a common question for anyone travelling anywhere more or less off the beaten path. My family doctor has often reviewed destinations with me, and openly discussed which jabs I needed to add to the mix to be sufficiently protected.... Read more