Emily Writes Weekly

Emily Writes
Emily Writes Weekly is a newsletter by me, Emily Writes, hitting your inbox three times a week with snark and joy and topical weirdness!
Created 02 Mar 2020
  • Playcentre concerned about ‘fighting and animosity’ due to vaccine mandate
    18 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 11 5
    With more than 22,000 parents acting as volunteer teachers, the vaccine mandate is a big deal for Playcentre. Early childhood organisation Playcentre Aotearoa has raised concerns about the government'...
  • Friday Night Chats
    15 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 48 28
    Welcome to Friday Night Chats! I thought we would do a Q&A for last week’s Friday Night Chats but I ended up in hospital. So here it is now. Subscribe now First - I have a question for you: What was y...
  • Everything sucks but look
    13 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 32 8
    Life is very hard. But Sally the chimp at Wellington Zoo is having a baby. Subscribe now When I saw Sally, my favourite chimp, at Wellington Zoo last weekend she looked so extremely over it all. I aut...
  • Why there was no Friday Night Chats
    10 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 67 7
    Kia ora - I just wanted to send a quick note to say why there was no Friday Night Chats and why I’ll be away for a few days. I went into hospital on Friday for a recurring pain condition I’ve had. I w...
  • Something to read
    06 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 14 14
    Happy Hump Day! Have a round-up of things that I’ve read that I thought you might like to also read. I am doing my best to avoid social media and instead just read essays and articles that teach me so...
  • Escaping into someone else's world
    04 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 36 7
    LIFE IS A LOT RIGHT NOW. I went to Melbourne once. And it was the hottest day they had that year. It was like 45 degrees. Hammy was extremely chubby and sweaty and pink. He was so overwhelmed by the h...
  • Friday night chats
    01 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 27 14
    Welcome to Friday Night Chats! I’m so happy you’re here. We have big weekend plans for us in the Writes whare - I thought I’d tell you about them. Subscribe now Eddie is now nine! He had his birthday ...
  • David Seymour's collateral damage
    28 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 71 18
    I’m writing again! It feels so good to be writing again! I’m embracing it tightly - hoping that my shitty depression won’t snatch it away again. I want to say a huge thank you for sticking with me and...
  • Monster hunt / Man hunt
    27 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 39 5
    Thank you so much for your lovely messages from Friday. I had a really, really nice weekend. Today’s newsletter is a bit of a heavy one - it’s about violence against women, rape culture, and family an...
  • Friday Night Chats
    24 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 35 10
    Welcome to Friday Night Chats. We have had the kids home today to honour a bogan tradition in our whānau…. Subscribe now Back when my husband and I were teens the The Rock 500 (as it was then known) w...
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