Designs On Brunch

Meeting my sister, Serena, for brunch is always a full-on experience. For starters, she’s typically on route between meetings with various stakeholders and breathlessly pumped about some new project she’s cooking up. For another thing, I can barely get a word in edgewise against her tidal waves of corporate buzzwords. On the plus side, she …

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Dorothy’s Flowers

With how much I’ve done around the place, I should have a plaque somewhere. Some of my loveliest flower arrangements have been around the entrance, so I’m thinking I’d like it there. ‘Dorothy Whittaker, she grew us some lovely flowers, and everyone just really liked her.’ Last week I graced everyone with some freshly-grown beauties …

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Off-Road On The Mind

All cars can be off-road, if you have the right attitude. Attitude is basically everything. That’s what I learned from ‘Initial D’, that show about a mechanic whose name is David Davidson, and he gets picked on all the time for his initials, which are both ‘D’. He takes out all his aggression in dangerous …

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Systems of Property

Been doing an assignment for university on how pre-established systems of government and economic practice have had a negative impact on society as a whole. And if that sounds super boring, then…well, you’d be half right. Unfortunately you can’t just plug that phrase into google and copy a block of text from somewhere. If I …

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Needle Me This

It’s high time I invested in a standing desk. It’s not like it would take much doing. If I just propped a my laptop stand on a mid-height bookshelf, and cut away part of the base… the trouble is, I need a solution now. My shoulders have had it up to here this whole desk …

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