Month: May 2006

  • Learn to speak a language

    This one landed in my inbox and caused me to convulse with laughter.  I managed to control myself enough to cut’n’paste it. Enjoy. A soft, cotton cloud landing and worry falls away. You’re in a foreign country now, but things don’t seem so foreign. You’ve planned well. Confidence is on your side when you speak […]

  • Hello Summer.

    Bring on the humidity. Bring on as many blisteringly hot, rivulets-of-sweat-streaming-off-my-body days as I can get. Make my airconditioner work for it’s electric fix. Living in New York during summertime is one of my favourite things in the world. Most people scurry away to the Hamptons or the Jersey Shore to avoid the triple threat […]

  • Polyphasic Sleep

    Hacking your body is old news, but hacking your mind is always fresh. Topics of conversation, like email forwards, seem to spread virally, and one of the topics that dominated conversation at SXSW was sleep. Polyphasic sleep to be exact. I’m not sure if I’ll ever get to the stage of wanting to take 6 […]