Dating Advice From A Female Electrician

Whats up mother fuckers! I always wanted to address a room like that but I'm too polite. Maybe one day it will be how I open a book, or a stand up comedy show.  Maybe, also if I was being truer to me, I would probably say whats up father fuckers, or maybe just fucking … Continue reading Dating Advice From A Female Electrician

ELECTRIC SHOCK AND HOW TO AVOID IT

Apparently electricians are crazy.  They work with electricity, a dangerous form of energy that can kill you! They magically put life into things and go home at the end of the day as though they are JUST average bears.  They risk their lives, so the rest of the world can have lights on at night … Continue reading ELECTRIC SHOCK AND HOW TO AVOID IT

My Infatuation With Homelessness.

As a teenager, when the pressure started to weigh of having to support myself one day, I would consume myself with what I thought were bigger questions. I wanted answers to these questions before I could start to make any plans for independent living, or any other methods of survival or community contribution.  What was … Continue reading My Infatuation With Homelessness.

NEARING THE END OF MY APPRENTICESHIP, WHAT I HAVE LEARNED.

  I have been taking my sweet time in finishing my apprenticeship. I still don’t feel ready to be called a journey person, but I feel close.   I have learnt how to make a good mechanical tie between two conductors, and grown to understand the meaning behind the neat and tidy electrical work, assuming it … Continue reading NEARING THE END OF MY APPRENTICESHIP, WHAT I HAVE LEARNED.

Mental Health and Addiction Within The Trades

I recently asked some other electricians, that I consider my peers, what advice they would give to other electrical apprentices.  I got some great advice, such as from Oleg: ‘Take as little time off as possible. Only turn down over time if you have a really good reason. Don't talk about the weird shit you're … Continue reading Mental Health and Addiction Within The Trades

BULLIED, SELF ESTEEM, ENDURANCE AND WIT.

Right before I head to my second year of schooling, where I will finally learn all about single phase AC (Alternating Current) electricity (because in your first year you only touch on DC,  Direct Current), I am stuck on a substation site as an electrical apprentice and first aid attendant with one other worker, Tim … Continue reading BULLIED, SELF ESTEEM, ENDURANCE AND WIT.

Why Roller Derby is Rad, and Why It Means So Dang Much: Feminism and Roller Derby On A Collision Course

Here is a song to listen to while you read this : Roller derby, a women's sport.  When women play it’s called roller derby, and when men play its called mens roller derby.  I have yet to find any other sport primarily featuring women.  Does this make roller derby a feminist sport? To me it … Continue reading Why Roller Derby is Rad, and Why It Means So Dang Much: Feminism and Roller Derby On A Collision Course