Working Tools

Anchor Points

The positive impact of exercise is well-documented, and walking two adorable mutts is the best therapy anyone could ever ask for. If we could all take dog-like enthusiasm into life, what fun we would all have.

Working Tools 64: E-mail & Domains Update

I fear that hopes for a long and luxurious holiday funded by the sale of domain names that I had acquired, “just-in-case” are fading. I may only realise savings by letting my leases on them lapse. Ah well.

My e-mail

Assuming that all continues to go well - next will be Lime and then finally SL. Overall savings will be £250+ a year, just on mail hosting charges. I’ll achieve those desired savings, without compromising the “customer experience”.

My Domain

The thing with domains is that they are like mushrooms. One bit of rain and you’re inundated with the things. If I own .com, shouldn’t I own .net? What about .club? or .co.uk or .uk or .anything?


So, in what can only be described as a habit, I now have another weekly date in the diary to phone a friend. Stationery Adjacent is born and available in your podcatcher or at its very swish online home.

Working Tools 60. The Heykey-Cakey

MS Outlook. Good grief. Next time you have a moment, take a look at Outlook on Mac or Windows. A quick glance at it almost provokes an anxiety attack.

Working Tools 58. I think.

I found this exercise a crushing epiphany. An epiphany because it quickly became apparent that the why is THE important question, actually, the only question. Crushing, because I’ve been noodling about in this area for 6 years or more, and it’s never occurred to me to think about the why.

Working Tools: Evangelism

My guest watched, bemused, as I disappeared, returning moments later with a Field Notes Archive box full of pencils, and my treasured Musgrave Cedar pencil box. She was genuinely alarmed when I urged her to “sniff the box.”
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