Hold onto your hats because this is a bit of a bumper edition of things I’ve read and watched over the past month. Ranging from scammers to coffee shops via local government policy- something for everyone!
A suspense novelist’s trail of deceptions
WHOA is all I can say.
Netflix’s ‘You’ has me asking myself; am I a stalker? (You need to watch You, I’m obsessed)
This article was everywhere at the beginning of the month, if you missed it please read it now: How millennials became the burnout generation
Michelle’s guide to Malaysia is so good – it’s definitely somewhere I fancy visiting now
The Empty Mason Jar of the Influencer Economy: Caroline Calloway & Creativity Workshop Tour
I’d never heard of Calloway until this article and YIKES. Calloway responded with grace by er…selling t-shirts with the author of the articles name on. Nice.
I found this Man Repeller piece so interesting-I want to become a Thank You person: There are two kinds of people in this world, ‘sorry’ people and ‘thank you’ people
Olivia’s love letter to the suburbs
Fostering can be heart-wrenching. At times I’ve sat down & cried.
One of my projects in my new job was with foster carers and I think they’re exceptional people.
If there was ever a time we needed a digital literacy lesson it’s now…
Kristabel’s reflections on a decade of blogging is really interesting – I started reading blogs in the days of mirror selfie posts and the way it has changed does blow my mind
Fyre Festival & the privilege of buying into a fantasy.
The Fyre Festival documentary on Netflix blew my mind, and I think this is an intelligent addition to the conversation around it.
Could this local experiment be the start of a national transformation?
Thrilled to see some excellent work done in Barking & Dagenham getting the national profile it deserves
Reasons to be Cheerful Podcast: Overcoming political polarisation
This episode features one of my best friends from school. So really a must listen.