Twelve serious books about leadership, management and business The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion Made To Stick: Why some ideas take hold[…]
Every year I make some resolutions, and sometimes they stick and sometimes they don’t. (2014: 20% success rate, 2015: 0% success rate. 2016: at best, 33%, 2017: 50% 2018: 37.5%) In line with what I[…]
My wife’s fever has abated but she’s got a sore elbow and an sore back, so being a gentleman I fled to the office this morning. Well, I had to sort out the rest of[…]
The kids were sick last night and spent most of it coughing. I had to cuddle La Serpiente to get her to sleep and I didn’t get to rest myself until 1 am. La Serpiente[…]
Another sunny day today, and La Serpiente woke up at five am. I played Hamster Clan with her and then fell asleep in Destroyer’s bed, waking up at nine to be presented with coffee. As[…]
We went to look at the house we’re buying, to take measurements and figure out how to arrange our furniture within it. La Serpiente and Destroyer, both a bit under the weather, gibbered and capered[…]
I slept in until 9 this morning, my wife brought me coffee, and then I went to work to eat terrible things. My diet since I got to the US has been pretty bad, but[…]
Last night we had friends (who I met through Blood Bowl, so this nerdy pursuit is good for something) come over, and we drank a couple of bottles of wine, half a bottle of gin[…]
Today I bought a house. It’s a nice yellow house opposite a park, with a garden and a basement and all the usual mod cons.
This evening I went back to a house we looked at before, to figure out if I should buy it or not.
Today we went to Discovery Park to meet friends-of-a-friend and go for a walk. Travelling there was a little arduous because it was the day of the Seattle Rock N Roll Marathon, but we were[…]
This morning I woke at 5:15 to find both our daughters had crept into bed with us, and so I crawled out, played two and a half games of Blood Bowl (losing two and drawing[…]