The paperless dream

The paperless dream

I’ve been using Evernote, on and off, for over three years now. And while it seems like a terribly clever thing, it just wasn’t that useful in my life. I take lots of notes, and I write a lot of things, but I have a number of different systems for sorting...
Taking my ball and going home

Taking my ball and going home

It turns out that everything I post on both this blog and my music blog gets automatically reposted on a site called The Brummie. Recently, I’ve been a frequent contributor, without even really realising it. I kind of have mixed feelings about that. First, I...

When in doubt, live in the past

I’m having an incredibly ‘low mental bandwidth’ evening after quite a demanding few days at an academic conference. I’ve watered the plants, checked my RSS feeds, made a simple meal, and was just sitting around listening to music and...

Tweaks and so forth

I’ve been having a play around with the design of this blog this afternoon, which I do from time to time. I’m not 100% happy with it yet – but I’m more happy with it than I have been for a while, so that’s an improvement. A bit more...
Youth in Action

Youth in Action

I attended a 2-day event held in London by The British Council this week – called Listen Up! Youth in Action, which brought together around fifty delegates from over 30 countries across Europe to discuss youth democracy. I was there as part of Amplified, an...