This week started off interesting. An eye infection went around the office, so our work Whatsapp group consisted of sharing OTC eye drop advice. Luckily in this day and age, you can work from home. Which is what I did. I am proud to report that my eye is all better now. And now here's what you may have missed on the internet this week. https://twitter.com/year_progress/status/1194978290374762496?s=20
While 2019 has had its good moments, it seems like it has been quite a year for most, myself included. It has been one of those paradoxical years, where some days have gone by so slowly but then again I can't believe we only have about 5 working weeks left until we close for the year. People are tired and in need of a holiday but…
Last week I went to Cape Town and it rained almost every single day. With highs of 18 it was a nice change from the heatwave we've been having in Joburg. While I've been to Cape Town quite often (my SOs family live there), there were some touristy things that we had never done: like going to see the penguins at Boulders Beach or visiting Clay…
Only 9 weeks left until Christmas and I spotted some Christmas decorations yesterday. Don't get me wrong I love decorating a tree but I've already got all my decorations, that is until I see an adorable animal ornament to go with the sloth and dinosaur. It's been hotter than the sun in Joburg and I'm off to Cape Town for a few days where, according to…
It's the weekend and I don't have any plans. It's a good feeling. I wish I could say I'd sleep in late, but at my age, that's just not possible anymore. 😋 The older you get the less you are able to sleep in. Without an alarm clock, I'll sometimes wake up at 5 am and read until I feel like getting up. Apparently, in Joburg…
I was today years old when I learned that Fat Bear Week is a thing. And it's not about overfeeding bears, it's science. All this and other important internet news you need to know.
My name is Sam, though I'm also known as Tech Girl. I'm an esports host and shoutcaster. I work around the world on rad esports competitions. I've worked on PUBG Europe League, Overwatch Contenders and a bunch of fun Nintendo Europe events. I also create content around tech, gaming and esports. Links to all my various platforms are here on the blog. You can find out more in the about section (you'll also find ways to contact me there). I'm a giant nerd and secretly wish I could be one of the X-Men!
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- November 18, 2019
By Sam Wright