The Last Day of a Condemned Man — Victor Hugo

Notes purportedly written by a condemned man during the day before his scheduled execution. Hugo wrote this as a protest against the death penalty at a time when the guillotine was in enthusiastic use by the French authorities. It works … Continue reading

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“Let’s be clear… lawsuits destroy. They…

“Let’s be clear… lawsuits destroy. They don’t ‘protect.’ Lawsuits destroy community. They destroy trust.” www.zdnet.com/article/linus-torvaldss-love-hate-re…

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How To Resist Distraction: •Control…

How To Resist Distraction:
•Control your context.
•Stay calm.
•Think about your goals.
•Make a deliberate decision. www.bakadesuyo.com/2016/10/how-to-resist-distracti…

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Aucklanders, post your votes today! #fb…

Aucklanders, post your votes today! #fb twitter.com/bnnt/status/783042571727626240/photo/1

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Billy Bird — Emma Neale

This is a wonderful story of a quirky boy and his family as they go through some funny, tragic, interesting times. The premise is that Billy turns into a bird, or believes he does. But there is a lot more … Continue reading

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RT @JennyWi18628806: New Zealand…

RT @JennyWi18628806: New Zealand spending on armed forces keeping people homeless hungry and helpless. twitter.com/JennyWi18628806/status/774838232999616…

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Trump candidacy predicted in 1999 in…

Trump candidacy predicted in 1999 in Doonesbury. via @openculture doonesbury.washingtonpost.com/strip/archive/1999/1… #trump #doonesbury #fb

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Just tried to use my desk phone. Got a…

Just tried to use my desk phone. Got a 404 error. I kinda miss the old days, when phones always worked.

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Both my sons are sitting after dinner…

Both my sons are sitting after dinner reading Terry Pratchett novels. Indoctrination complete. #terrypratchett #discworld #fb

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If you’re over 40, working more than 25…

If you’re over 40, working more than 25 hours of work a week could be impairing your intelligence. www.bbc.com/capital/story/20160714-is-full-time-wo… #parttimework #fb

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