Weeknotes #47 -Christmas Escape edition
16 Dec 2018
10 Dec - 16 Dec 2018 It was our work Christmas party this weekend. We visited Escape Hunt in Birmingham. It was fabulous. One, because we managed to escape with a little over 5 minutes to spare, and two, because it was...
Weeknotes #45 -Board edition
09 Dec 2018
3 Dec - 9 Dec 2018 I’ve been rather too late to bed most nights for one reason or another, making my morning routines a bit shaky, in particular I’ve been struggling to get back into a stricter fitness routine now that...
Weeknotes #45 - Cups edition
02 Dec 2018
26 Nov - 2 Dec 2018 Had a great Thai curry with friends Dave and Marc at Sabai Sabai in Birmingham along with plenty of interesting, nerdy chat. On Saturday we had a family “boys” day out in London. We primarily went...
8 ways to be more Stoic tomorrow
28 Nov 2018
1. Get up earlier Start the day as you mean to go on. Use the extra time and quiet of the morning to prepare yourself for the day ahead. Struggling to get up? Keep the words of Marcus Aurelius in mind: On...
Weeknotes #44 - Sleepover edition
25 Nov 2018
19 Nov - 25 Nov 2018 Our new curtains were fitted on Friday which means that our renovation project is finally complete. It’s taken a lot longer than we ever initially thought but it’s gratifying and it was nice to check off...
Weeknotes #43 - LEGO edition
18 Nov 2018
12 Nov - 18 Nov 2018 I had another productive week at work. Most of my time outside of work was spent building LEGO ready for display at Bristol Brick Show. A few of us in our LUG decided we’d put together...
Weeknotes #42 -Remembrance edition
11 Nov 2018
05 Nov - 11 Nov 2018 The missing stairs carpet was fitted this week so our house is fully liveable once again. And it looks great. Aside from a few niggles that need sorting, and paying for it all, I’m enjoying being...
Mind the gap
09 Nov 2018
In Daring Greatly, Brené Brown says “we have to pay attention to the space between where we’re actually standing and where we want to be”, which she describes as minding the gap. What, exactly, is this gap? [It’s the] space between our...
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