Essays

Essays

Explorations of everything from second brain methodologies to palaeontology.
Jul
03
Leafcutter Bees

Leafcutter Bees

Ninety percent of bees (and almost all writers) are solitary.
6 min read
Jun
26
The Maastricht Skull

The Maastricht Skull

These bones changed the way humans understood the natural world forever.
6 min read
Jun
12
Labyrinth

Labyrinth

The path of a career is not always obvious.
5 min read
May
15
Plotters and Pantsers

Plotters and Pantsers

Any writer who claims they are a pantser is either lying or the subject of divine intervention.
4 min read
May
08
Notebooks

Notebooks

A notebook is an improvement on the art of living.
4 min read
May
01
Consider the Vinyl

Consider the Vinyl

One man's search for a simple emoji.
5 min read
Apr
24
Wingspan

Wingspan

During lockdown, this board game about birds changed my brain.
5 min read
Apr
17
Dupuytren and I

Dupuytren and I

How a despised French surgeon from the 18th century got me writing again.
6 min read
Apr
10
Organised Magic

Organised Magic

How my second brain made me happier.
6 min read