All posts filed under “Thoughts

On being productive

On being productive

It’s a fantastic feeling–being productive. Getting shit done and accomplishing something feels good. Thanks to my and Anish’s work schedules (not really thanks because it sucks a lot), I have every weekday evening to myself to be productive and get shit done. But there are […]

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Recognising your own accomplishments

Recognising your own accomplishments

In 2016 I watched 118 films. Ninety-seven totally new to me films and twenty-one films I’ve seen at least once before. Looking at these numbers, I personally didn’t see this as an accomplishment. But mentioning the numbers to friends or family, and their jaws drop.

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Not an Open Book

Not an Open Book

The first two words in the tagline for this blog is “Personal blog.” I fear those words have lost their connection with what I actually write. Over time, it’s become harder for me to be totally honest and open here. Writing this post isn’t easy […]

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I LIVE in Bahrain

I LIVE in Bahrain

File this under revelations while doing the mundane, every day life things. Perhaps revelation is a bit strong. Let’s call it a light revelation. Sometimes when I’m out walking to the grocery store or taking a break from work and mindlessly staring out of the […]

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We choose the stories to tell

We choose the stories to tell

No one on the Internet is living the life you think they are. The opening line to last week’s edition of The Sunday Dispatches from Paul Jarvis. It touched a nerve. More accurately, it shook something loose in me. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Google+, whatever […]

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There’s so much noise

There’s so much noise

Emails. Feedly. LinkedIn. Twitter. Pinterest. Google+. It’s so loud out there, it’s becoming easier to just mark everything as read, gloss over all that you see, rather than engage and be a productive member of the communities you’re a part of. Of late, there’s been […]

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Not feeling the London 2012 spirit

Not feeling the London 2012 spirit

The Olympic torch went through the little place that I live yesterday. Well, a 5 minute drive away, but close enough. I know I should have been excited. I know I should have made an effort to go and see it. But you know what? […]

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