Archive for June 2016

the mere and the liberty ribbon

June 29, 2016

Last Thursday I participated in two centuries old rituals. In the first, I voted in the referendum, in the second I attended my graduation ceremony. One turned out way better than the other. My degree has been hanging on the wall for six months and I kind of hate being the centre of attention. And I’m […]

write like nobody’s reading

June 15, 2016

Years ago (before ‘nurturing sales funnels’ were three words that could legitimately share space in the same sentence) the blogosphere was a more innocent place. Blogging was a largely furtive exercise, conducted behind cubicle dividers in office buildings across the world. And the writing was superb (at least I remember it that way). The bloggers I followed were generous […]