Weekend Reading

More random readings I've stumbled across this week. Note: no post next week as I'll be somewhere in a muddy field at Glastonbury. How to Avoid the Productivity Rabbit Hole This article is by Josh Zerkel, Director of Worldwide Account Management and Training at Evernote. We’re not entirely sure where the kitten photo came from.


This post contains no spoilers I am guilty of posting spoilers. TV show plot twists, sporting results, movie endings, I’ve done them all. But I’ve learned, by being on the receiving end one too many times, to think before I post. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” says some book

Return of the bike

Return of the bike A couple of months ago my bike was stolen. My bike was one of many stored down there. In fact, despite the note I put round every single one of my neighbours, there are still several bikes locked up the same way mine was, attached to a bracket that was bolted

Weekend Reading

A few things that I’ve read this week (featuring animal selfies and a baby koala!): In 1948, a man was found on a beach in South Australia. The mysterious circumstances of his death have captivated generations of true-crime fanatics. Today, one amateur sleuth has come close to solving the case — and upended his life in the

Dream Vacation

As we roll into summer (finally!) I've been pondering what my dream vacation would be, thinking back over previous holidays both home and abroad, and then lottery-win-daydreaming about what my ultimate vacation would be like. It's easy to roll out the 5-star, hell make it 6-star, experience as the greatest dream vacation. A car to

The Good No

I like to think I’m pretty helpful. It’s nice to be nice and all that, and I enjoy the connection it makes, even if it’s only for a fleeting moment; holding a door open and receiving a smile, helping push a broken down car, chasing after someone to give them their dropped glove. If you

Weekend Reading

A few things that I’ve read this week, you might enjoy them too (might rename this the 'Amy Schumer Edition'): Amy Schumer's Glamour Awards Speech Is Beyond Brilliant (VIDEO) Let’s be honest - award ceremonies are *pretty* dull. Unless you invite someone like Amy Schumer. The US comedian was guest of honour at the Glamour

16 years of thanks

16 years is a long time and I'll admit I've been looking back at the history of this blog, reading old posts and finding that it's a fairly accurate depiction of my own journey. Obvious, I know, but given that there is so much I don't write about, the blog posts I have published act

16 years old

Every year this gets a bit scarier to admit. 16 years ago the internet was a small place, hand crafted HTML ruled the waves, and the surf was more a gentle swell than the tsunamis we now have to negotiate whenever we dip our toes. Even now I'm still not sure how much of this

Is Saturation Good or Bad?

Poly Means Many: There are many aspects of polyamory. Each month, the PMM bloggers will write about their views on one of them. Links to all posts can be found at www.polymeansmany.com. I'm going to try and write this month's Poly Means Many piece without using the word that I think best sums up my