In our kiwi lockdown, the only outing you can have with your “bubble” is a local walk or bike ride. With so many of us out and about, getting fresh air and exercise, keeping the two-metre distance from oncoming pedestrians or cyclists in the name of social distancing is a bit of a tactical … Continue reading Seeing you
Am I invisible?
This week I was standing talking to two friends when another person joined us and started talking to just one of the group. I don't know this person well but we have been introduced before and often see each other at other gatherings, so my initial response when she ignored us, was to think she … Continue reading Am I invisible?
"Everyone's awkwardness shines a little brighter in an elevator." Sammy Rhodes from his book, This Is Awkward: How Life's Uncomfortable Moments Open the Door to Intimacy and Connection. You and I can be standing side-by-side, but because we don't know each other there is this expectation and understanding that we will ignore each other. I can … Continue reading Awkward!