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Cheney

  • humour

    Management Skills for the Time Rich

    It may not seem like it, but is having too much time on your hands a bit of a problem? I agree it’s wholly unlikely, but let’s pretend it is and explore it anyway.…

    March 21, 2017
  • travel

    A Nerd Abroad

    Pack early, pack often. You’d think getting obsessive about travel planning would suck the fun out of a holiday, but for some of us, it only enhances it. Last week, I started writing a…

    January 23, 2017
  • humour

    Aural Interference

    I’ve written before about how I’m a sometime fan of talking to strangers, despite having mixed results. Over the years, I’ve pared back my willingness to chat, saving it for times I’m travelling (and crossing paths with a…

    October 10, 2016
  • home & lifestyle

    How To Make Your Own Fun

    I heard it a lot when I was younger – usually from unsympathetic adults, as I draped myself over the couch in the middle of one of those summer breaks that seemed to last…

    August 26, 2016
  • coffee, cookie, glasses, wellness, Cheney
    health

    On Wellness, Part 2

    Is “wellness” an unattainable construct? No matter how hard we try it’s always just out of reach. The trouble with a system that sets us up for failure. (As indicated by the title, there’s a part…

    July 4, 2016
  • Lemon cayenne drink
    health

    On Wellness, Part 1

    Wherein I find I have so much to say, that I’m splitting this into parts. Like Joanna, I’m a fan of pancakes. In fact, there was a month last winter where I had vivid…

    March 23, 2016
  • food

    A Cook, Not a Baker

    I don’t write much about food, which seems odd, because it’s a huge part of my life. It’s probably because it feels weird saying “food is a huge part of my life”. Isn’t food…

    November 17, 2015
  • arts & music

    Hark To The Future: A Cautionary Screenplay

    FADE IN: INT. APARTMENT LIVING ROOM – SUNDAY EVENING A modest living room – reasonably tidy except for an area around a 1970’s-era brown couch, which is festooned with unfolded laundry, a laptop, two…

    September 29, 2015