Clothes worth loving

Since deciding to strive to be more intentional with my resources, committing to minimizing my consumption and choosing to support companies committed to sustainable and ethical production, I have noticed a big shift in my shopping habits. I can no longer waltz into Forever 21 and grab an assortment of t-shirts and so I have … More Clothes worth loving

Stitching a statement: Ladies crushing it

I attended the Bedlam: The asylum and beyond exhibit at the Wellcome Trust in London several weeks ago which highlighted the rise and fall of the institution of mental asylums.Unfortunately, the history of mental health treatment is appalling and Bedlam hospital in London was a place where “lunatics” were locked away. Those with mental illness often lived much of … More Stitching a statement: Ladies crushing it

Taking the toys built for the boys: Merkur safety razor and Astra SP blade review

I have never been one to swallow the “pink it and shrink it” approach to selling products for women. I imagine a room of men (like Amy Schumer’s 12 Angry Men) sitting around table discussing how to make a product designed for men to attract women, deciding, that if a little pink is splashed on … More Taking the toys built for the boys: Merkur safety razor and Astra SP blade review

Covering my mistakes with a little less waste: White-out wars

I am a paper planner person. I am incredibly persnickety and particular about the planners I use, and I like neurotically like to make them look pretty when I use them. Thus, I have a slight dependence on correction tape for when I inevitably need to re-arrange plans and reschedule meetings. I had not given … More Covering my mistakes with a little less waste: White-out wars

Research turkey and super fun process evaluation: My PhD life

  I am the sort of person who usually stops the microwave with 30 seconds still on the clock, preferring to eat slightly cold food then wait a few moments longer. But I find myself in a field where good things take a long time. Perhaps my perspective is skewed, as a trudging PhD student, … More Research turkey and super fun process evaluation: My PhD life