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

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...

A message to my readers

There are some people that subscribe to this blog via email and in their RSS reader. If that’s you, then the name of this blog is (perhaps inexplicably) ‘The Wireless’. That might take some explaining to those who only visit the website and...

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...