Eira Joy

Grow Where You Are Planted

One of the most common criticisms of my generation is that we are an entitled and impatient bunch, always looking for the next adventure and never settling for the mundane nor prepared to withstand discomfort. I could confidently supply several legitimate counter-arguments here but for the purposes of this specific post, I am going to…

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Medium Rare

Since celebrating somewhat of a milestone birthday recently, I’ve been reflecting on my dreams and plans for the future and inevitably, made to confront my areas of weakness and where there is significant need for improvement. One such thing, being my inability to complete projects in a timely fashion. Or sometimes, at all. I’ve realised…

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Dear Past Bosses?

As always, whenever I start planning and outlining my next podcast series, new ideas for future episodes pop into my head and distract me from the task at hand. Film critic and journalist Roger Ebert was right in saying that “the Muse visits during creation, not before. Don’t want for inspiration, just plunge in”; this…

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Life In A Laptop

Thanks to my digital decluttering mood this past week, I have been able to free up almost 25 gigabytes of storage on my laptop! Things weren’t looking great for a moment and I wondered how much longer I’d be able to save and download files with just 6GB of space available. Not to mention the…

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