7 Feb 2020

Post-Interview Syndrome, Deliberate Distractions and Pushing the Fast-Forward Button

Post-Interview Syndrome, Deliberate Distractions and Pushing the Fast-Forward Button

His first movement after the shock had been to work in his loom; and he went on with this unremittingly, never asking himself why, now he was come to Raveloe, he worked far on into the night to finish the tale of Mrs. Osgood’s table-linen sooner than she expected — without contemplating beforehand the money she would […]

6 Oct 2016

Low-Energy Days

Low-Energy Days

Some days, I wake up and I cannot brain. This is often accompanied by lethargy and and desire to eat many carbohydrates. No, it’s not always coincident with drinking the night before. I have a trick for days like this, so that I can at least feel like I’ve done something, even if I’m not up […]

13 Apr 2014

Progress Jars

Progress Jars

I’m trying to collect together my best photos. While I’ve mostly been good at processing photos and rating them in Lightroom as I take them, my quality standards have changed over time. This happens to all photographers: a photo that you thought was great five years ago might look pretty rubbish to you now. You’ve […]

19 Mar 2014

Placeholder Satisfaction

Placeholder Satisfaction

I’m no designer, but there’s something very satisfying about the first time I replace the development environment’s placeholder icon in an app with a placeholder of my own. I use Sketch for most of my design work. In this case, I’m just mashing up an adjusted version of something from the Feed Icons devkit with […]

12 Feb 2014

Smoking

Smoking

Turning a low-energy afternoon into something resembling productive, by taking pictures of smoke.