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Sarah Britten

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During the day Sarah Britten is a communication strategist; by night she writes books and blog entries. And sometimes paints. With lipstick. It helps to have insomnia.

What makes accountants so special anyway?

I wish I was an accountant. Really. If I were an accountant, I’d be like my cousin, who’s younger than me and drives a top-end…

So I’ve gone cold turkey on Facebook

So I’ve deactivated my Facebook profile. The 339 people who included me in their networks of friends may or may not have noticed that I’ve…

What makes somebody interesting? (Or boring?)

Do you consider yourself interesting? A good conversationalist, perhaps? Someone others enjoy talking to? The other day I was bemoaning the relentless dullness of so…

Would reducing the legal limit save lives?

So the AA — that’s the Automobile Association, not Alcoholics Anonymous — is calling for the legal blood-alcohol limit to be reduced to the equivalent…

The enduring mystery of mascara ads

All right, I’ll admit it. I’m stumped. There’s a mascara ad on TV. Revlon or L’Oreal or Max Factor, I’m not sure, they all look…

Are you ashamed of your cellphone?

Until very recently, I was ashamed of my cellphone. The iPhone I brought with me from Australia wouldn’t work here, so I was forced to…

Are you a workaholic?

Hi everyone. My name is Sarah, and I am a workaholic. This is nothing new; I always was a workaholic. My life and outlook always…

Do you have moments of shopping madness?

Have you ever bought something and wondered why? Ever known you are about to pay far too much for something and not cared? Found yourself…

Be honest. Are big boobs better?

The other day, while checking the news on the Sydney Morning Herald website, I happened across this story. It’s about how a spectacularly tasteless Greek…