I like reading

I read an awful lot. You’d expect that to be the case. I am a professor, and reading is part of the job description. I read a lot, and I read quickly. 500 words per minute is comfortable. I can manage 700 on a good day. But here’s the thing –...

I like taking photographs

Today’s reflection on ‘stuff I like to do’ is about photography. Like going record shopping, taking photos has sort of become my ‘thing’. Unlike going record shopping, this is a fairly recent development, and I had a pretty steep learning...

I like buying records

If you’ve just joined us, I’m reflecting on a bunch of things I like to do. This post here explains why. Today: record shopping. I like buying records. The important thing to notice is that I didn’t say that I like listening to records, collecting...

Thinking about things that I like

This blog post is not for you. It’s for me. I’m thinking out loud. You’re welcome to ‘overhear’ that process if that’s of interest, but I’m writing it to help me structure my thoughts about it, not to entertain you or convince...

Breathing in

It’s been a strange and busy year… and we’re only in week two. Of course, I’m determined not to be one of those “I’m so busy!” people, but I do rather a lot of things. Fortunately, most of them are very interesting things....