The Power of your Idle Brain (And the Cream Bucket Dilemma)

I’m an idler. I’m proud to say that, because in times of 21st century high-speed economy and accelerated lifestyle everybody seems to feel an urgent need to move hectically, trying to climb up on the career ladder. It gets even worse in times of recession, when we are willing to do anything to avoid a cutback… Continue reading The Power of your Idle Brain (And the Cream Bucket Dilemma)

The Magic of Getting Started

Today was a bad day. It started with getting woken up by some crazy guys throwing firecrackers into my patio because of some party here in my barrio in Cartagena. At 5 o´clock. In the morning. I had gotten about four hours of not too restful sleep because of thinking on my projects this night.… Continue reading The Magic of Getting Started

On Figuring Out Who You Are (and What Would Plato Do?)

Today, I spent an entertaining and enlightening 37 minutes and 22 seconds listening to a talk by Merlin Mann, titled “Makebelieve Help, Old Butchers, and Figuring Out Who You Are (For Now)“. In it, Mann dwells lenghty on the well-known paradox, that whilst procrastinate-ish time spent on your Gameboy or surfing the web will probably… Continue reading On Figuring Out Who You Are (and What Would Plato Do?)

Remember, Remember, the 5th of November

Remember, remember, the 5th of November The gunpowder treason and plot. I know of no reason why the gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot.

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