Almost everybody I know in digital/tech land has some kind of escape fantasy. Opening a yoga studio or a food truck. Writing a novel or trekking around Asia. I am no different. When work things get on top of me in the past I’ve always retreated to the same fantasy. My bookshop. At this point…… Continue reading Has COVID killed my escape fantasy?
This day last year I was on my way to Toronto for #jukesiesjaunt. I spent almost a month visiting Ottawa, Toronto, Victoria, Vancouver, Oakland and San Francisco. On this day in 2018 I was on my way to Vancouver for one of my favourite ever trips. I spent three weeks visiting Vancouver, Seattle and Portland.…… Continue reading Missing my May escapes..
I am lucky that work has been keeping my busy and focused but I’ve also tried hard to maintain some downtime – not easy as I live in a tiny one bed flat (albeit one with a garden), am not exactly exercise friendly and haven’t been able to calm my mind enough to read for…… Continue reading Lock down viewing..so far
I’ve seen a couple of folk do this on Twitter and Insta but I couldn’t work out how to get a decent picture (or even just a couple of pictures) of the mess mine are in so here it is – minus the floppies (single issue comics) and a few books dotted around the flat…… Continue reading #showyourshelves
I’ve posted a little about the conferences I attended in DC this last week but I thought I would write a quick (photo illustrated) travel post as well. Anyone who saw my tweets will realise I had a great time and am a big fan of DC. I really would love to spend a year…… Continue reading Walking Washington