Archive for March 2014

Addiction confession   Leave a comment

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Have to confess this somewhere. I am addicted to twitter. My phone is permanently attached to my left hand and my right one constantly taps the screen. This, from a woman, who, until last year, did not ever own an android phone.

I have tried filters, allowing myself 30 minutes a day and even cold turkey, but like a true addict, pretend to myself and cheat.

I am in a daze. I can easily lose two hours on twitter and not realise it.  I lose focus. Last week I was queuing at a store to try on a dress and the assistant had to wave her hand in front of my face to bring me back to earth.

I have analyzed myself. I realise what I am doing. But the news is so immediate! And I know what is happening before everyone else! And I and my fellow addicts communicate with each other in 140 characters, and we bond and follow each other and develop ‘in’ jokes. What to do?

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Posted March 12, 2014 by mshambainlondon in Uncategorized

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Back in London   Leave a comment

reverse culture shock

 

 

 

 

 

Reverse culture shock and adjustment.

Had a great experience but feel a bit dazed and confused about what I want to do now.

And the WordPress dashboard has completely changed – more confusion!

Poor me. Need to give myself a kick in the ass and stop navel gazing I guess….

Posted March 4, 2014 by mshambainlondon in The human condition, Uncategorized