Work Begins on The Knowledge Economy

The new year is here and so begins work on my new project. 2015 ended with many lessons on pain, illness and boundaries and with a self-inflicted work sabbatical. Though I’ve been itching to start on the new project for a number of months now, I have not had the clarity of mind to do... Continue Reading →

I don’t want to be an ambassador. I don’t want to explain to you how it feels to live like this, day in, day out. To have people look at me in confusion. To tell of the physical pain I go through nearly every day that pushes my brain into my skull, the pressure mounting... Continue Reading →

Journalists Are Not Your Friends

I was in a group of journalists when someone asked us what we thought of this statement. Someone jumped in to talk about sharing people's stories and how print is dead. Absolutely, journalism is about sharing stories. But it's a 'nice to have' factor. Then the group received my rant. It is a journalist's job... Continue Reading →

What is a Journalist?

Recently I was privy to a conversation between some more experienced freelance journalists (more experienced than I am, that is) who were bemoaning the rise of ‘untrained’ writers calling themselves journalists. These writers who were making a living writing for lifestyle publications: travel, parenting, beauty websites and magazines and were daring to call themselves journalists.... Continue Reading →

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