For your reading enjoyment, I present eleven of (what I think) are my best stories. These stories may not have had the most eyeballs or claps or comments or highlights, but they are pieces I consider to be the essence of me as a writer, and of which I’m most proud.
These stories underscore the inconvenient truth that I am a curious writer, who often writes to find out what I think, to untangle a problem, to ponder sometimes unanswerable questions. I’m a writer who has many messy interests and works across a range of niches: work, culture, society, relationships, travel, as you will see.
I Finally See Him for Who He Really Is
It was 10 months before I realized the man I was dating wasn’t who he appeared to be.
10 Things I Learned From Being Single For 10 Years
I’ve been single for more than 10 years. It isn’t at all bad, but I’ve had to come to terms with a few things to be at…
5 Things I Learned About Sex From Being Single for 10 Years
Because you can’t talk about being single without talking about sex
Power and patterns
On Power and Authority in The Workplace
In which an essay I wrote five years ago about coercion in the workplace is just as relevant today, if not more so.
Let’s Talk About Emotional Abuse
Trump’s wives/ex-wives/girlfriends are all victims of emotional abuse, which makes escaping extremely difficult.
All Lives Matter and Other Bullshit
Just so we’re clear about this “all lives matter” bullshit.
Patterns of behaviour. Harvey Weinstein has them. So did Jeffrey Epstein. And Donald Trump. And so do you.
Life in Vietnam
How You Can Avoid Being Scammed By InterNations' Dodgy Business Practices
In which I take on a corporate giant known for scamming its members… and win
An Expat In The Time Of Coronavirus
Why being a foreigner in a foreign land wasn’t a good thing in the midst of a global pandemic.