I use writing to understand topics better, and to provide clearer points of criticism.

  • 2024-01-28 | Words for death

    Culture shaping language and language shaping culture

  • 2023-12-23 | Aphantasia

    Not seeing and not hearing

  • 2023-03-19 | Could we choose to live as equals?

    'The Dawn of Everything' by David Graeber and David Wengrow and 'The Dispossessed' by Ursula Le Guin present real and fictional evidence for our ability to choose new, equal worlds.

  • 2023-01-16 | Autophagic cities

    Or, sad reasons to bet against Sheffield.

  • 2022-09-19 | Against the Myers-Briggs personality test

    I really don't like personality tests.

  • 2022-07-29 | Why does South Korea eat so much meat?

    Why has South Korea's culture of meat eating persisted as it's developed?

  • 2022-07-22 | Doing it fast

    The most important things are done fast, and therefore badly.

  • 2022-03-01 | What makes a good tour?

    Tours of your local area are underrated,

  • 2021-12-08 | People of somewhere

    Kerouac, Whitman, and the road.

  • 2021-10-07 | Why are meal deals so cheap?

    £3 for a sandwich, a snack, and a drink? Cor blimey.

  • 2021-09-19 | Bitcoin is boomer web3

    Bitcoin isn’t a currency or an asset, it has no inherent worth.

  • 2021-08-23 | Boredom, attention, and production

    What is the use of boredom, how can we focus our attention, and do we consume too much, produce too little?

  • 2021-08-12 | On conservation

    The current level of access to National Parks is unsustainable. What can we do to protect them?