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Indulgence

This week I wanna talk about indulgences. Partly cause it’s Christmas and I’m feeling indulgent, and partly because I think it’s nice to indulge in some things to keep yourself sane. People often append caveats to their indulgences: “I go…

Off the rails

We’ve all heard stories of sushi chefs who come into work 7 days a week for decades to perfect their craft. I’m not like that. Maybe it’s a personality thing, but I’m not good at keeping the same routine for…

Advice filters

This week, I want to remind you to filter the advice you hear Don’t give people free access to your brain. Before you take any advice seriously, make sure you’ve passed it through some filters. I can’t say what filters…

Cheating

This week, I’m cheating and sharing a post I wrote on my site, lesley.pizza. I stopped writing there last year when work got busy. But I recently found that it’s quite easy and cathartic to adapt tweets and slack threads…

What’s your retirement job?

This week, I’m sharing a tweet from my internet friend, Carl. Carl used to be a restauranteur and is now building a food ordering/delivery platform. Fun fact: I actually went to Carl’s restaurant, The Garden Slug, over a decade ago.…

We broke the planet. Now what?

This week, I’m sharing a podcast episode from Hidden Brain – one of my favourite podcasts about human behaviour and global issues. Climate change is here. Most people I know can say first hand how this year has been rainier,…