Everything I learnt about makeup I learnt from the Sims

So I have spent my life being femininely challenged. Only one significant female figure in my childhood (hi Aunty Pam), I was to shy to ask how to do the things every other girl seemed to know – what clothes to choose, how to do makeup. A marvellous single father did his utter amazing best, […]

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September 24th, 2013 by Romana Challans

It’s been a while…

Dear blog, Welcome to Friday. It’s 6.41am and I am at a bus stop, waiting for the bus to the Uni. It’s 13.6F, but with the breeze, feels like 8.7F, according to WeatherAU app on my beloved iPhone 5. Running the new iOS 7, more on that later. I’ve taken my gloves off – and […]

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September 20th, 2013 by Romana Challans

The initial Adventures of Kim Jong-Un

The initial Adventures of Kim Jong-Un Google+: View post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog. Created By Daniel Treadwell.

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February 12th, 2013 by Romana Challans

The Adventures of Kim Jong-Un – Kin Jong-Un vs Psy :)

The Adventures of Kim Jong-Un – Kin Jong-Un vs Psy Google+: View post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog. Created By Daniel Treadwell.

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February 12th, 2013 by Romana Challans

Ok, this is my latest iPad app!

Ok, this is my latest iPad app! Google+: View post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog. Created By Daniel Treadwell.

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February 12th, 2013 by Romana Challans

Parallels between Steve Jobs & the current Pope, and their resignations due…

Parallels between Steve Jobs & the current Pope, and their resignations due to ill health… Embedded Link Pope vs. Jobs: The Resignation-Off of the Century | Underwire | Wired.com After hearing about the Pope’s resignation, it’s hard not draw parallels to the last abdication of power by a revered, somewhat controversial religious leader with millions of devoted […]

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February 12th, 2013 by Romana Challans

Forget the tributes to the resigning Pope

Christopher HItchens nailed it in 2010. And I agree with Tim Minchin's song, too (YouTube Tim Minchin & Pope, NSFW but worth it) Embedded Link Pope Benedict’s Abdication Should Remind Us of Long-Standing Allegations Against the Church Citing wavering strength of mind and body, Pope Benedict XVI announced his decision to resign from the papacy […]

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February 11th, 2013 by Romana Challans

Listen to this story and try not to weep – intellectually disabled mother interviewed…

Listen to this story and try not to weep – intellectually disabled mother interviewed by her daughter. Embedded Link A Life Defined Not By Disability, But Love : NPR When she was younger, Myra didn’t realize her mom, Bonnie Brown, was “different” than most. Her mother’s intellectual disability was only something she realized later when […]

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February 10th, 2013 by Romana Challans

Mary Edwards Walker – she deserves to be remembered!

Mary Edwards Walker – she deserves to be remembered! Embedded Link The Piss and Grit of Mary Edwards Walker, First Female Surgeon in the Civil War Most of us remember Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to receive a medical degree in the U.S. I named my first fish after her when I was in the […]

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February 10th, 2013 by Romana Challans

Maher lets Trump know how stupid he is being, as that is Trump way, probably no change…

Maher lets Trump know how stupid he is being, as that is Trump way, probably no change to ensue. Embedded Link Bill Maher Blasts Donald Trump for Suit Over Orangutan Joke Anyone who is a regular reader of this site is probably already familiar with Donald Trump’s threat to sue Bill Maher over his joke […]

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February 10th, 2013 by Romana Challans