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: Finished reading: It’s All Too Much by Peter Walsh πŸ“š

: Would-be journal keepers who give up too soon miss out on the magic of a journal filled with 50 or …

: Year in books for 2023 Here are the books I finished reading in 2023.

: Finished reading: Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Singin’ in the Rain by Peter Wollen πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Trespasses by Louise Kennedy πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Skint Knees by Fay (Hawson) Copland πŸ“š

: Finished reading: A Drink with Shane MacGowan by Victoria Mary Clarke πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? by Dr. Julie Smith πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley πŸ“š

: Finished reading: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari by Robin Sharma πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Be Useful by Arnold Schwarzenegger πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry πŸ“š

: Finished reading: How to Set Goals with Kaizen & Ikigai by Anthony Raymond πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Blink by Malcolm Gladwell πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Road Less Travelled by M. Scott Peck πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Introducing George the Poet by George the Poet πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Epidemics of Modern Life by Oliver Burkeman πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Comfort Book by Matt Haig πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The PARA Method by Tiago Forte πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Satsuma Complex by Bob Mortimer πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Mayflies by Andrew O’Hagan πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Hooked by Paul Merson πŸ“š

: Finished reading: How To Talk Finance by Ted Wainman πŸ“š

: When I heard the news about SinΓ©ad O’Connor, I was immediately transported back to 1987, …

: Finished reading: Ikigai by HΓ©ctor GarcΓ­a πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Where Good Ideas Come from by Steven Johnson πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Dawn of Everything by David Graeber πŸ“š

: Finished reading: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Our Fathers by Andrew O’Hagan πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Surrender by Bono πŸ“š

: Perfect weather for a hike today (with some of the the other Coronation-avoiders). Stanage Edge, my …

: Just had an email advising that my Evernote subscription which is due for renewal on 31st May is …

: Finished reading: The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Ernest Hemingway on Writing by Larry W. Phillips πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott πŸ“š

: Nice article from Jamie Ruben that inspires me to build my own canon of writing, both short and long …

: Finished reading: Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind by Shunryu Suzuki πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Free to Focus by Michael Hyatt πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Superhuman by Habit by Tynan πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Organised Writer by Antony Johnston πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Outward Urge by John Wyndham πŸ“š

: LibraryThing πŸ“š On 25th November 2011 I paid the princely sum of $25 for lifetime membership of LibraryThing. At the …

: Finished reading: A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway πŸ“š

: It often took me a whole morning of work to write a paragraph. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway …

: It was a very Corsican wine and you could dilute by half with water and still receive its message. …

: Shameless plug for my son’s new website! Whilst at University he wrote film reviews for the campus …

: When I was writing, it was necessary for me to read after I had written. If you kept thinking about …

: Has anyone read The Surrender Experiment by Michael A. Singer? I enjoyed it, but there’s something …

: Finished reading: The Surrender Experiment by Michael A. Singer πŸ“š

: Keep thinking I should be writing something then I wonder what? I need to remind myself I’m on …

: Finished reading: Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Chocky by John Wyndham πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Kindred by Octavia E. Butler πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Molly and the Isle of Kasta by Nicholas Bate πŸ“š

: I stumbled across this article from Robert Breen. In fact it may have been one of the good folks …

: Finished reading: The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer πŸ“š

: Finished reading: 59 Seconds: Change Your Life in Under a Minute by Richard Wiseman πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick M. Lencioni πŸ“š

: As a lifelong music fan, some of my happiest and most vivid memories are from live music events. It …

: Finished reading: The Child in Time by Ian McEwan πŸ“š

: How times change…. This is a Facebook post from when I first started to get disillusioned with the …

: Finished reading: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek πŸ“š …

: Building a System that Nurtures Creativity in Non-Creatives One of my biggest challenges is creativity. As a left-brain person I’m pretty good at evaluation, …

: Phase one of my Books Read page is complete. Everything I’ve logged as read on LibraryThing is …

: Top 100 Songs I first published a list of my 100 favourite songs on my old Wordpress site back in 2010. I revisit …

: Furniture shopping today πŸŽƒ The pumpkin is there so I get the pin!

: With so many smart thinkers and creators on the micro.blog platform it’s tricky to see where I …

: Finished reading: The Psychology Of Money by Morgan House πŸ“š

: Finished reading: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway πŸ“š

: Resolutions More act, less think More create, less consume More laugh, less worry More kind, less right More …

: How I Catalogue My Music How I catalogue my music has evolved since I first started doing it over 10 years ago. In this …

: How I Use Lists in IMDb I started using IMDb as soon as I discovered it in 1998, shortly before its acquisition by Amazon. …

: Finished reading: Free Will [Deckle Edge] by Sam Harris πŸ“š

: Thanks to @patrickrhone for sharing this Running Up That Hill (acapella) by MayTree – Rhoneisms

: In the 21st century it’s hard to believe this was a real job. I guess it’s a good …

: Finished reading: On Writing by Stephen King πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Traction by Gino Wickman πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Get A Grip: An Entrepreneurial Fable … Your Journey to Get Real, Get …

: Finished reading: Men Without Women by Ernest Hemingway πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman πŸ“š

: Finished reading: Bad Blood by John Carreyrou πŸ“š Interesting that I read this in the same week the …

: Finished reading: Make Time by Jake Knapp πŸ“š

: A great observation by Cal Newport in his book Deep Work Busyness as Proxy for Productivity - in …

: I’ve been enjoying the Practically Paperless series of blog posts from Jamie Rubin. I first …

: Finished reading: Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered (Austin …

: A great quote on the subject of storytelling from Show Your Work by Austin Kleon ’The cat sat on …

: Finished reading: Deep Work by Cal Newport πŸ“š

: Finished reading: For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway πŸ“š

: This morning I awakened to the realisation that despite the rhetoric of my internal dialogue, …

: Finished reading: Privacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data by Carissa …

: One of the rock faces at Stanage Edge in the Peak District. Taken on a recent hike there.

: Only 5 minutes from home. You’d be forgiven for thinking it was in the middle of the countryside

: Nice surprise when we were hiking in the Peak District

: It was one of those long meetings that drew few conclusions.

: A great question posed by Peter Thiel in his book Zero to One > What important truth do very few …