Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: Thought

Morning Person

Beaten-up photo of a beaten-up alarm clock

According to Time Magazine, we’re doing mornings all wrong. Surprise, surprise, it turns out that falling out of bed, rushing to get ready and hurrying our way into a soul-destroying commute is not the ideal preparation for a morning’s creativity. Who would have thought it? Read the rest of this entry »

Slow Thinking

Miss Coal Queen 1973, with a Morris Marina

I’ve always had a hunch that proof is better than assumption. Which is a pretty silly hunch to have, if you think about it. Or a rather sensible one, I don’t know. Maybe I should test it or something. Read the rest of this entry »

There may be a point, somewhere

A man sits alone in his office. He is speaking on the telephone.So, it starts with an anecdote. Something small, something simple. It might relate to the author, if it’s that kind of article, or it might relate to some other individual. Then it broadens out, introduces the larger Issue, probes some Big Themes or whatever, then concludes with a cute little aside that wraps up the matter at hand in relation to the original anecdote. “And then I realised what grandpa had meant all those years ago.” Maybe throw in a neat photo or picture, that’s kind of retro or obscure or something. Make it look pretty. I mean, the photo may not even really relate to what’s been written. But it might make it all look more mysterious, or considered, or cool. You know the drill, that’s how these things work, right? Read the rest of this entry »