Actions are louder than words
31 Jan 2020
What I learned from reading 40 books in 2019 In 2019 I read about 40 books. I achieved this primarily because I had set it as a goal using GoodReads annual challenge. While I could have read more, I did spend more...
2019 - Year In Review
31 Dec 2019
What went well this year? Meditation. I continue to meditate daily. I rarely look at my streak, but I have found now that the unbroken streak keeps me motivated and acts as a sort of natural reminder. In the latter part of...
19 Jun 2019
How many times have you been in situations where you made a snap judgement about someone, maybe cursed them under your breath, and extrapolated from that one interaction what a terrible human being they must be. For me, it’s most often when...
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...
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