I went out to dinner with some friends this week, and during the conversation the phrase ‘Installing Freedom’ was spoken.
Freedom is totally hardcore and does what it says on the tin: Blocks everything that you tell it to block.
I have a feeling that next week’s Weeknotes (299) will be the soft launch of my new blog layout and theme. Maybe I’ll throw a party at 300.
We must try to cultivate a better sense of somatic awareness of the tools in our lives and give names to the things we discover.
In the last few months I’ve become acutely aware of, and sensitive too, the types and qualities of attention that I can experience.
Those who say ‘Yes’ are rewarded by the adventures they have, and those who say ‘No’ are rewarded by the safety they attain – Keith Johnstone
Perhaps things that are meaning-less can be made meaning-full by stepping away from them?
You are leaving a place that has done immense damage to our society and culture. You and I both share in that complicity
After a few minutes of careful listening I said ‘It sounds like a man peeing into a bucket standing up next to a washing machine’. The ‘correct’ answer was ‘A field recording of jungle cicada’s next to a stream’.
How I Use the Web, How and Where You Can Follow Me
The last two weeks have been about as busy as ‘the before times’. I’m exhausted, was I this tired all the time in my 20s?
After you reduce your social media intake. You need to re-learn how to use the Internet.
Complicity with the way things have gone since the optimism of the mid 2000’s is literally a full time job.
With everything going on in the world over the last few years it has felt selfish to work on creative the things that I feel matter to me.
This is by no means a world shattering observation. But have over 50 things on my list of things to do means that I’m not finishing anything.
The horror as my depression lifted at the beginning of the UK lockdown. It wasn’t depression stopping me. It was something far worse. Me.