Sitting by the pool, listening to the children play and the planes take off overhead. The sun is shining, it’s 27 degrees with moderate humidity and lovely north easterly breeze. In other words, perfect Sydney summer day.
And yet here I am on my iPhone, writing a blogpost, reading in Smartr the awesome articles being shared by the people I follow on Twitter.
It’s the last day of 2010, and even while on “leave”, my brain still gets no downtime.
It’s at this point you expect me to make a resolution to put the technology away in 2011. But I won’t. I don’t do resolutions.
As with all we do, I just need to find some balance.
As I strive for that in 2011, I wish you all the same.
Happy new Year.
Almost 25 years ago, something I loved very much was already giving me hints to the challenge of explaining the difference between “I need” and “I want” to my children. As I spent this morning struggling to make them understand, we serendipitously ended up listing to R.E.M.’s outstanding I Believe from the underrated Life’s Rich Pageant album: Continue reading
Services like Media Matters are obviously focused on the Media, and their discovery of an email from a Fox News boss ordering staff to cast doubt on climate science is a welcome confirmation of the assumed bias of that service.
Their are bastards everywhere, and while WikiLeaks is helpful, we must remember the other services which need to be held to account.
Good work Media Matters.