Category Archives: life
Some thoughts and useful links about the options for earning an income from writing are here, Philip Yana – Notes on Writing and Language. Includes discussion of which places seem to pay peanuts, and which ones look worthwhile, and sites … Continue reading
Some interesting research on happiness is highlighted by Tasty Research. In a nutshell, it suggests that while gains in happiness from changes in circumstance are fleeting, gains that are achieved through our own actions are lasting. For example, the happiness … Continue reading
I’m bumping into a lot of wonderful things that seem to be sprouting up all over the place. To keep track of them and share them, I have made a wonderful-things tag on delicious. Enjoy!
On winning a Best Actor award at the Golden Globes, Bill Nighy commented: I used to think that prizes were demeaning and divisive, until I got one, and now they seem sort of meaningful and real. Also today, we got … Continue reading
Tonight there was an excellent piece by BBC Newsnight on the impact of mobile phones in Africa generally, and Kenya specifically. See the 18 minute video here. (Or a short text article with alternate video link here.) It’s also a … Continue reading