The Bully Boss

I resigned from a job once. It was both weird and surreal and something I'll never forget. A week before it was a 'business as usual' Friday. A bit of social chatter and a lot of heads down working. Then came the attack. The boss responded to a comment from a female staff member about …

Are you a Phubber?

Are you that strange beast who prefers your cyber life to your real one? Are you out with friends, but 'checking them in' on Facebook? Are you at a party that you're discussing with a follower on twitter? Then my friend, you are phone-snubbing (or phubbing). It's a new Australian term you'll hear more about. …

Gay Angels

About ten years ago I read Elizabeth Knox’s original novel, The Vintner’s Luck. In it a failed wine maker and family man, Sorban, meets a male angel who he develops a relationship with, over a considerable period of his life. They talk, they make love, and they talk some more. Of course, other stuff happens …