Still Reacting

Still Reacting

I was supposed to have a meeting yesterday but it didn’t happen. I neglected to check that it was still on, and the person I was meeting neglected to show up. I reacted, but unlike my BA angriness (airline not Baracus, see previous blogpost), I was simply a...
Familiarity needs revisiting

Familiarity needs revisiting

‘What is that?’ asks Albert (in The Angel’s Share), pointing at the monumental edifice on top of Edinburgh’s city-centre cliff. I was walking around the city again yesterday and it raised a chuckle every time I noticed the castle. (If...

Photos vs Memories

Today I started wondering if our ubiquitous use of cameras will one day have a negative impact on our lives. I had wandered away from my desk for an hour today, looking for some inspiration in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. It’s a fabulous building and...

Trusting Strangers

Picking up strangers in our car, renting out our house (or just a room), givingĀ our dog to someoneĀ or sleeping on their couch all require a level of trust. A recent article in Wired delved into the sharing economy, something that I was aware of but hadn’t...