Productivity: Tomatoes Do Not Work

Two weeks on and I think it’s time for some more about my trials. Evernote continues to be excellent. It’s really helping me externalize what I have to do. I don’t have to spend mental energy trying to remember what I’m supposed to be doing. Having it accessible on a variety of platforms is also very helpful. The “notebook” feature is… Read more →

Productivity Review the First

I’ve now been on my productivity binge for a week and I’ve got a few comments on the systems I tried to put in place. The GTD/TSW hybrid system is going very well. I’m getting into a rhythm of adding tasks as they turn up. I’m less good at adding the “random” thoughts in. The main issue is that not… Read more →

Trying To Improve My Productivity

I’m not necessarily the most motivated individual. I can get things done if I enjoy the activity, if the subject is interesting or if the benefit of doing it is clear. As the main part of my dissertation has now started I am trying to up my game with regards to my productivity because lets just say I’m loosing enthusiasm… Read more →


I’m coming to the end of my time at University and I’d like to write a bit about what I’ve learnt and maybe get a bit meta. I imagine that my opinions will be wholly unoriginal, they probably aren’t correct and might change once I get to the real world. Read more →

Into the Meta

I finally did it! I played Netrunner with people who I don’t live with (Ben basically lives here) and it was great! Ben, Jon and I spent a couple of hours running at Patriot Games last night. We had a great time and I think we’ll all go again, probably making it a weekly event. I’ve got a few observations… Read more →


I’ve been sitting on this review for about a month but haven’t published it because I wanted to get some nice photos of the game in action. Looks like that’s not going to happen any time soon so fuck it, you can probably look up some images on Google or Board Game Geek. I fairly impulsively bought Pagoda after hearing… Read more →