How a wooden watch is making my life easier (yes, really).
One of the reason I’m so big on improvement and development is that I’m actually a bit useless at the whole adult thing. I like being lazy, I’m pretty careless and I’m definitely not elegant – the phrase “this is why we can’t have nice things” could have been invented by my mother or partner to describe me.
When hiking I will scoot across a boulder on my butt and tear a hole in my tights.
I cringe when people buy me nice earrings, because I know there’s a solid chance I’ll pack them for a holiday and one of them will never return.
That’s why I get excited when I find something that is life proof (or at least Jessi-proof) but still looks sophisticated – letting me fool people into thinking I really have this whole professional adult thing down.
5 Things I Didn’t Expect From Pokemon Go
This time last week, I jumped in a car with four friends and drove an hour north after work to spend four hours walking around barely lit parks in suburbs I used to feel unsafe in during the day – and it’s all because of Pokemon Go.
Pokemon finally made it to smartphones in Australia, New Zealand and the US on July 6. As a member of the prime Pokemon generation (aged between 6-13 in the Golden era of gameboys, Ash, Misty and Brock) this was the moment we’ve been waiting for since our first Nokia, and I’ve never been so glued to my screen as I was in that first week.
You’d think that was a bad thing (especially considering last year’s resolution) but the game has left me pleasantly surprised – apart from a few dickheads, it’s really bringing out the best in people. Even if we’re all over completely it in a week (very likely), I feel like this is a bit of a turning point and we’ll be knowing our neighbours in no time.
Wondering what the heck I’m on about? Here are the five things I totally didn’t expect from Pokemon Go that are making the world a better place (and please note – I don’t condone the moronic habit of playing it in the middle of busy footpaths).