Much like Miley, I can’t be tamed. So, on rare occasion, I push the boat out to try a few other wordy things with other wordy people. And this would be that.
This is me being a working professional and marrying my actual job with my fantasy early-morning, late-night side hustle. I work for an amazing climate action and social justice NGO and was lucky to write a piece on the role of social impact carbon offsetting in business – how important it is; how easy it is; how impactful it is. A joy.
This article featured in the Irish Examiner Weekend Magazine in March 2019.
“If I had to choose one memory to define my childhood, it would begin and end with a meringue princess dress. Adorned with tiara, bedecked in what I called jewels but everyone else termed plastic crap, watching a Disney movie with rapt eyes the size of saucers. I cannot remember a time I did not want to be a princess or a childhood game that didn’t involve twirling in my garden singing, ‘someday my prince will come’. Watching these princesses as they swooned, sighed, sang angelically, I believed I was learning everything a perfect woman should be. Now, I realise I was learning female submission, rather than empowerment.
Attended the press screening of Derry Girls Season Two on behalf of Independent.ie and felt about as smug as the Smirking Mary.