Weekend Reading

Reading time: 5 mins

More random stuff I’ve found on my web wanderings. Designers : Apple Watch “fails to excite,” is “underwhelming” In April, Apple courted the design world by presenting the Apple Watch at a pavilion in Milan and holding a glamorous dinner for leading designers. So what do designers think of the product now – and why are so…

This time last year

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I was all prepared, the uniform was laid out ready for the 6am start, I had read through the guidelines in the pack we were given and was mostly pottering about my flat until the opening ceremony started. The Commonwealth Games came to Glasgow last year, and I look back on my involvement with pride,…

The AMAZING Apple Watch

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There is no doubt the Apple Watch™ is a lifestyle changing piece of technology. It is a quintessentially Apple product that soon makes you forget it’s pulsing with electrons, a tiny technological marvel strapped to your wrist, and almost immediately it becomes an integral part of your life, intrinsic and woven into your everyday. Without…

Weekend Reading

Reading time: 5 mins

Bumper edition this weekend, mostly because I’ve had a bit of free time and have been reading a lot more. Another mixed bag of things I found interesting, enjoy! Reading War and Peace on my iPhone This is the story about how I read War and Peace on my iPhone. According to some scholars and…

Paddling downstream

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This is infuriating. I’m trying to write a post about how, recently, I’ve been reflecting on my approach to my life and how it’s been slowly changing over the past few years. But I can’t seem to find a way to start it so I’ll just batter on… Life is a journey. (that was gonna…

Weekend Reading

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I’m really enjoying compiling these posts, I hope you are enjoying some of the selections. Apple Music’s a Crushing Disappointment, But Not Because It’s Bad What happened? By all accounts, Apple Music is a totally serviceable streaming music service. But it’s 2015. Give me more than the same old service everybody’s been offering for years….

Hierarchies

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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. Every month the Poly Means Many bloggers choose a topic to write about. Some months I find it easy, some months I find…

Weekend Reading

Reading time: 3 mins

Another week, another set of things I’ve spotted on the internets, a few more than normal because I’ve been catching up. Enjoy! The stupid history of water guns For decades, water guns were benignly stupid things. Grown-ups still found a way to ruin them, because we ruin everything. Read: http://ift.tt/1GaXyLY How to Be Extraordinary: William…

Back from Somerset

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It’s always a bit odd, returning home after spending 5 days trudging round fields, drinking cider and enjoying various forms of entertainment, the post festival blues are real. My third time at Glastonbury and it continues to delight, amaze, annoy and bewilder all at the same time. I come away with real thoughts of changing…