A cautionary tale of overwork and obsession - the dangers of wanting to be good at your job
Thoughts on work, the web, and the world
22 Jul 2018
17 Jun 2018
One of the problems with our information age is that there's always something incoming, demanding our attention. Podcasts and RSS feeds are great, but sometimes they can feel like a bit of a chore, another thing for the to-do list.
16 Jun 2018
A few weeks ago, I ran my first marathon. Having had a bit of time to mentally process the experience, I want to attempt to capture my thoughts and feelings of the day.
30 May 2018
Why we needed the MiniDisc to help us get Spotify, and why Uber for dogs makes sense to us
27 Apr 2018
If we can't entirely break down the wall that designs are thrown over, let's at least put a gate in it.
26 Apr 2018
One morning, when I was 17 or 18, I went to school, and every boy in the sixth form had received a Gillette razor in the post.
2 Apr 2018
As parents, we all want our children to learn new skills, but sometimes a little learning is a dangerous thing. As a friend once said, “you spend ages trying to get your kids to talk, and once they do, you wish they’d shut up”. At the moment, one skill my daughter has unfortunately learned is the ability to make Spotify repeat the same song forever.
18 Mar 2018
Looking forward to looking back on having run a marathon
8 Feb 2018
For such a simple sport, people can really make running complicated. Fancy shoes, performance fabrics, nutrition supplements, and GPS watches all give us opportunities to spend money, while there’s a whole industry devoted to thinking up ever more inventive training regimes.
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