Should Tragedy Enliven Us?

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you eventually become drawn to people. Talking to randos is the norm. I’ll never forget the conversation with the aquarium fisherman, forest ranger, and women at the Thai market. It’s refreshing to compare notes on life with people…


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Meditation on Kipling

Prior to reading ‘Kim’, I knew that my grandfather was a great proponent of some of Kipling’s more silly sounding verse but since his death I have often found myself regretting the fact that I failed to try and gain a deeper understanding of what drew him to the poet. It took my…


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That Sainsbury’s Advert

Yes, the focus of today’s post is primarily that Sainsbury’s Christmas Advert and no, I don’t think that weighing in with my two cents will provide any considerable insight or worthwhile contribution to the discourse surrounding it. As a result I won’t go into any great length…


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Bike Touring

Volunteering at the Wilderness Centre

I was recently quoted as saying, “I don’t give a shit” if Instagram has more users than Twitter. If you read the article you’ll note there’s a big “if” before my not giving of said shit. Numbers are important. Number of users is important. So are lots of other things. Different…


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Awwwards Best Websites

I was recently quoted as saying, “I don’t give a shit” if Instagram has more users than Twitter. If you read the article you’ll note there’s a big “if” before my not giving of said shit. Numbers are important. Number of users is important. So are lots of other things. Different…


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Trust in Your Intuitions

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you eventually become drawn to people. Talking to randos is the norm. I’ll never forget the conversation with the aquarium fisherman, forest ranger, and women at the Thai market. It’s refreshing to compare notes on life with people…


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