Sarah and I touched based at the end of January to see how the training and planning has been going for the big adventures to come this year. In this interview, we chat about my cycle trip in Portugal, my goals for 2017 (my Champagne goals and my “everyday magic” goals), and share some thoughts … More Tough girls get going: Tough Girl #2
In my final year of high school, I had a spare period first thing in the morning. Without fail, I would go to the library, grab the Globe and Mail and read the paper. Then I went to university, discovered beer, boys, and online streaming of TV and keeping abreast of the global situation slid … More Have tambourine, will protest
Last year, my friend invited me to a Pint of Science event (lectures in pubs, which is brilliant) on women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professions. Part of the swag I took home was a mug “How many female scientists can you name?” and even as I care so much about gender and … More Ladies crushing it: Heros and true lovely outliers
I have spend a lot of time at the office this week. For most of the week, I have had code running on two computers while trying to write a book chapter on a third computer. As you might expect, I have done a lot of internet wandering during the week and I thought I … More 5 little things I liked this week
Usually, when I discuss travelling, I glowingly discuss the spectacular things I have seen, the incredible people I have met, and the things I have learned along the way. And all of those things are true. Travel, particularly travelling solo, has transformed me, has opened my eyes to new ways of being and numerous wonders … More Do I need permission to exist as a woman in the world?