If you spend quite a bit of money on books on Amazon, this tip will safe you some cash. In fact, if you shop on Amazon for anything, it can help you too. I read a lot. I don't make much money from my books, but they pay for my only addiction: Buying and Reading … Continue reading Money-Saving Tip for Bookaholics
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” George Bernard Shaw
I'd always admired British politicians. Yes, really. How they talked, their integrity, their clarity... But now, for the first time since I arrived in London in 1990, I just don't want to know. It doesn't help that I couldn't vote in the Brexit referendum and that I won't be able to prevent the Conservative government … Continue reading An Alternative Political Landscape (sorry, I’m talking TV)
Fake books – powered by clickfarms – are gatecrashing Amazon’s charts. And despite being aware of the issue for well over a year, Amazon has failed to resolve it. If you look at the Kindle Store Best Seller charts right now, and click over to Free Books, you will see that the Top 20 currently … Continue reading As If Fake News Wasn’t Enough… Beware Fake Books
Any online project needs a Twitter account. It's fast, it's fun and it's also fickle, so you don't need to be too consistent. (There are some experts that will try to convince you that consistency is the most important thing, and the best thing to do is to tweet five times a day... Hm... not … Continue reading Building Word Maze #3. Playing with Twitter
Just finished the last edit of "Hi, I'm Here for a Recording." Made over 150 changes/ additions. Will this process ever end...?
You all know that I love podcasting. It's strangely addictive. Yes, it takes up a lot of time and there are less podcast listeners than blog readers. But there is something narcissistic about standing behind a microphone and thinking that what you have to say is worth listening to that I find quite addictive. Although … Continue reading Building Word Maze #2. Podcast Structure.
So this is what you look like with your clothes off...
It was inevitable. I haven't started a new parallel project for a while. Yes, I've launched a few podcasts over the last year, but they are all still, well, podcasts. And related to my main business. So even if the focus of the content is different, been there, got the microphone, what's new. I'm now … Continue reading Building Word Maze #1. It All Starts with a Trello Board…
If you drive, have you ever suddenly found yourself driving to work on a weekend by mistake? You start your journey and instead of going to the supermarket (or wherever), you automatically turn onto the road that leads you to work. That happened to me today. It's Saturday. I opened Chrome. Sococo is my homepage. … Continue reading I Found Myself Coworking by Mistake
I have over 20 podcasts in my iPod (yes, I am one of those rare creatures that still downloads podcasts onto a listening device rather than onto their phone). But I still keep looking for more. I give everything that sounds relatively interesting a try. Here's one I've just come across. It consists of short … Continue reading Check Out: The Cognitive Bias podcast
Well, I'm back again. Two years after writing Parkinson's Much More than Just a bit of Shaking, World Parkinson's Day has prompted me to write a bit more about my experiences from afar, watching my father move through the stages of Parkinson's. " It is not known what kills the cells, but this loss causes debilitating … Continue reading Parkinson’s – Much More than Just a Bit of Shaking Part 2