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On Raising Kids

I quite often find myself torn over how much entertainment to prescribe for my kids. I remember as a kid that entertainment was “going playing out”.

On Having No Head

Meditation has been a topic that’s interested me for a while. I think it was probably Sam Harris who first brought it to my serious attention through his (as was) “Waking Up Podcast” - now “Making Sense Podcast”.

The Secret Barrister

The idea of reading an overview and teardown of the British judicial system sounds like it might be amongst the most niche forms of self-flagellation one might explore, but the author’s Twitter presence convinced me that this wasn’t going to be an arid, academic exercise in pedantry, so I gave it a shot.

Stranger Things 3

I will post no spoilers here. Difficult to know where to begin with this one. It’s an uneven mix of compelling character drama, action thriller, 80’s nostalgia, and sci-fi and it deals with each of these things very differently and with different levels of success.


This has sat as a test post for a while whilst I figured out how to make a blog using Hugo and Github Pages. The fact that this has taken me as long as it has only serves to demonstrate to me how I seem to be losing grasp of technology.