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Searching for a task manager
Journal

Searching for a task manager

After admitting my process sucks, I begin a quest to find the perfect task manager.


The theatricality of war and diplomacy
Journal

The theatricality of war and diplomacy

As Iran and America appear on the brink of war, I wonder if this brinkmanship is merely theatrics for domestic audiences. I certainly hope that's the case.


How I publish my blog
Articles

How I publish my blog

After a reader asks about my publishing platform, I outline the process and tools I use to publish my blog.


What's new for 2020
News

What's new for 2020

I outline my plans for the year ahead, setting the bar high once again, even as I temper my expectations after failing hard in 2019.


When magic fades
Journal

When magic fades

After watching JK Rowling’s public image go up in flames on Twitter, I contemplate the relative obscurity authors once veiled themselves in, and lament about the importance of celebrity opinions.


Time
Journal

Time

On the eve of 2020, I contemplate the arbitrary nature of time, calendars, and whether or not a new decade is really upon us.


Bushfire relief
News

Bushfire relief

To help bushfire relief effort, I'm donating all royalties from booksales made from December 2019 to February 2020.


2019, a year in review
Journal

2019, a year in review

In what's become a tradition, I reflect on my successes and failures for the year, and hint at what's come.


Clarkson vs Thunberg, who’s going to fix climate change?
Articles

Clarkson vs Thunberg, who’s going to fix climate change?

Rolling my eyes at a silly intergenerational spat between Jeremy Clarkson and Greta Thunberg, I speculate on what it will take to solve the climate change crisis and conclude that it’s not science.


Dear Spammers
Journal

Dear Spammers

After yet another dodgy, unsolicited business proposal, I write an open letter to those whose business strategy entails criticising web design and SEO optimisation, hoping I'm dumb enough to part with my money.


The weak link in Scrivener’s armour
Articles

The weak link in Scrivener’s armour

After breaking Scrivener for iOS with two massive project files, I vent my spleen about Scrivener’s biggest weakness.


iPad Mini 5, Apple Pencil and Procreate
Reviews

iPad Mini 5, Apple Pencil and Procreate

Sick of poorly made drawing tablets, I upgrade to an iPad mini 5 and draw my first map using Procreate with the Apple Pencil.