Category Archives: Personal

In Search of Awe

Only those touched by awe can appreciate just how small they are, how little the petty squabbles and annoyances that so consume the majority of humanity actually matter. If you have risked death knowingly, or seen the unbridled fury of … Continue reading

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Catching Up

So it’s been a while. Just thought I’d drop by and let you all know how I’m doing… Overall, very well. It’s hard to complain when the winter weather here in Brisbane is better than the summer in some of … Continue reading

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Running vs Depression

I’m an avid runner. I’ve never seen my running as anything other than a hobby, and a means to stay fit and healthy. But I’ve always understood its power. Running is more than exercise – it’s an empowering medium, and … Continue reading

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Hiatus

For a long time now I’ve been considering taking a break from this blog and starting a new, different project. Although writing here does not take up a huge amount of my time, my personality requires that I continue to … Continue reading

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Facepalm 2.0

So, thanks to a lengthy stopover in the Ottowa airport en route to Washington D.C., and a little bit of help from Mr. Google, I managed to figure out the (on reflection, very simple) procedure for copying and pasting from … Continue reading

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Drats!

On the plane from Vancouver to Toronto, I wrote an epic post that is sure to excite and delight (and possibly enrage). Unfortunately, after landing I realised my mistake – I had written it in Memos on my Samsung Galaxy … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jet Plane…

It has been three years since I was last overseas. Then, I was returning from living abroad (in the UK), and I had just been to Egypt, Ireland, Spain, Turkey and Morocco. Now, I’m about to embark on a flight … Continue reading

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G20 Day

Anybody who has glanced at my ‘About’ page will know that I live in Brisbane, Queensland. Which just so happens to be the setting for this year’s G20 summit (in case you’ve been living under a rock; and, if the … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Typewriter Keyboard

Birmo blogged about it first: http://cheeseburgergothic.com/show/6079 But I couldn’t help sharing this awesomely conceived (and by the looks of it, executed) piece of nostalgia-driven tech goodness: http://www.qwerkywriter.com/ Needless to say, I want one. Don’t know if I’ll be able to … Continue reading

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100 Followers!

How did that happen? Well, it’s been nineteen months, one-hundred and forty-six posts (in fourteen categories, with one-thousand one-hundred and forty-six separate tags) in the making. And I have to say, despite the occasional hiccup, it’s been a lot of … Continue reading

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