The one thing every weird kid should know

MG Siegler on bullying: What I wish I could convey to kids in such situations is that the things that make you “weird” and get you picked on at a young age, are the things that are going to make…

September 2017

Music: Along the Lakeside by @nop (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Noncommercial Sampling Plus license. (Produced using 1 Second Everyday: Video Diary. Here’s the rationale. Inspired by Russell Davies.)…

Birthday treat

Back on my feet, and enjoying a quiet coffee & croissant and a beautiful morning from a window seat in my favourite coffee shop. And feeling old. But happy.…

AFK - BRB

Hey, all. I’m on an unexpected Christmas keyboard break, which is why silence has fallen around here. My wife has a huge pile of marking to get through (although, given how much university marking is digital these days, I…

The purposeful gonzo life

Hunter S. Thompson on finding your purpose: As I see it then, the formula runs something like this: a man must choose a path which will let his ABILITIES function at maximum efficiency toward the gratification of his DESIRES. In…

And...back

Right now, I’m in the foothills of the most scarily busy phase of my consulting life since a few weeks back at the beginning of the year. My diary is looking pretty solid, bar a few gaps for content/…