Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: Online Communities

Radio silence ends

I realised today that I’ve neglected this place since April. I knew it had been a while, but didn’t realise it had been that long. Anyway, as it does, real life seems to have got in the way over the past few months, and only now while taking some annual leave have I realised that it is easy to find yourself consumed by and defining yourself by work, which is no fun whatsoever. Professionally things have been satisfying sporadically and frustrating regularly. It has been good to take a breather, not only from work, but also from my less constructive internet habits and realise that my most enjoyable internet activity is inflicting my thoughts here to a small, but perfectly formed, readership. Writing is also a great way of taking a break from the more banal and annoying aspects of life. Read the rest of this entry »

Expanding the Empire

Various men surrounded my various maps

I seem to have been doing more than my fair share of hand-wringing over the ol’ curation versus creation debate, worrying that there is too much sharing and not enough making of stuff to share. Yet here I am, after dabbling for a while, expanding the Wait Until Next Year empire and starting an off-shoot Tumblr blog. Hypocrite, fence-sitter or latter-day renaissance man? You decide, reader! Read the rest of this entry »