Work and Rest
30 Apr 2019
Work is finding yourself alone at the track when the weather kept everyone else indoors. It’s pushing through the pain and crappy first drafts and prototypes. It is ignoring whatever plaudits others are getting, and more importantly, ignoring whatever plaudits you may...
31 Mar 2019
25 Mar - 31 Mar 2019 I’ve been feeling tired and a bit burnt out lately. I was aching at the beginning of the week so I opted to take it easy with my kettlebell workouts to recover more fully. It has...
1000 days of meditation
29 Mar 2019
I hit a milestone today. As I wrote previously, so what? Why celebrate or call out this day as opposed to day 999 or day 1001? Aside from we humans liking these temporal landmarks, I briefly debated whether to write and publish...
24 Mar 2019
18 Mar - 24 Mar 2019 I got my last Scouting training module signed off this week so now I’m a fully-fledged Scout leader. Best thing I’ve read or watched If you’ve been reading my weekly notes regularly you’ll know that I...
17 Mar 2019
11 Mar - 17 Mar 2019 Of note this week, I invited a speaker from ShelterBox to come and speak to our Beaver group about their work getting essential supplies to victims of disasters around the world as part of their International...
10 Mar 2019
04 Mar - 10 Mar 2019 Best thing I’ve read A rather random seeming choice this week, but I came across this article, Vegetables Don’t Exist, which I found fascinating. It talks about our use of the word vegetable and how it’s...
Listen, don’t lecture
07 Mar 2019
I have a tendency to start lecturing when I’m sure of my views—it doesn’t mean I’m right, but I can go on and on (and on, says my wife). I’m ready to check off all the reasons I’m right, and they’re wrong....
03 Mar 2019
25 Feb - 03 Mar 2019 A busy week getting back in the groove after time off. A long trip on Tuesday disrupted my kettlebells routine further but I managed to get it back on track, and was quite happy to hit...
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