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...
Weeknotes #41 - holiday edition
04 Nov 2018
29 Oct - 04 Nov 2018 We’re about 95% there with our house renovations, finally. A problem with one of the carpets has meant we’re still missing our stairs and landing carpet. But apart from curtains and a couple of remaining niggles,...
Weeknotes #40 - family edition redux
28 Oct 2018
22 Oct - 28 Oct 2018 This week has been a bit of a roller-coaster, I’ve had a couple of great days of productivity ploughing through my big 3 tasks with aplomb, swiftly followed by a much poorer day of interruptions. And...
Weeknotes #39 - family edition
21 Oct 2018
15 Oct - 21 Oct 2018 I’ve been fired up after my retreat. This week has been putting building blocks in place. I’ve been working hard, so I’ve had little time for anything else. Added to the fact that we’re in the...
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