Flight of the Conchords

Dan recently told me to check out Flight of the Conchords (“formerly New Zealand’s fourth most popular folk parody duo”). He was right and I instantly adored them. Thanks Dan. It’s hard not to make comparisons with The Arrogant Worms (a Canadian comic parody act who are also adorable) and Tenacious D. For your entertainments […]

Future Nostalgia

American Airlines in-flight magazine describes frequent travelers as ‘Road Warriors’. It always seemed strange to me that an airline would embrace a term seemingly unrelated to flying. Perhaps it’s to help them forget the hideous hours in the air. Personally, in a choice between driving and letting the train take the strain, I’m a rail […]


I love everything about Moleskines. Here’s my square-ruled one. I’ve actually been an admirer for a long time, but I think it was Sacha Chua writing about networking with Moleskines last year which tipped me over the edge. I don’t (yet) use her page number hyperlink system, but I do agree with her about the power and convenience […]

Inbox Zero – Merlin Mann’s tech talk

Last week I shared my notes from David Weinberger’s ‘Everything is Miscellaneous’ tech talk. This week, I’m watching Merlin Mann talking about Inbox Zero (something at which I was successful in 2005, but have been failing to keep up). These are the notes I took while watching the video of Merlin’s talk (the slides are […]