“With almost 40 years passing since the birth of the internet, it’s often commented in current parlance that the Age of Information is over. The question is no longer ‘what are you seeing?’ but ‘what are you doing?’. Simply put, this means more than ever today. The collective sacrifice that we’ve just witnessed, with months of an entire world being locked-up in lockdowns, has amplified … Continue reading Quote To Reflect Upon…
Have a money mindset and make it anything but your source of stress… During the COVD-19 epidemic I was living in Beijing, China, and my family lived back in Scotland. I had great contact with my two kids who were 16 and 22 years old at the time of the breakout, but things were stressful at work, also stressful in health and stressful in just … Continue reading Money Mindset
— “After tragedies, one has to invent a new world, knit it or embroider, make it up. It’s not gonna be given to you because you deserve it; it doesn’t work that way. You have to imagine something that doesn’t exist and dig a cave into the future and demand space. It’s a territorial hope affair. At the time, that digging is utopian, but in … Continue reading Quote To Reflect On
We were in a state of lockdown for just under two weeks in Beijing and the whole ‘getting back to normal’ has lasted from the 14th of February to now, half way through April. It has been an unprecedented life experience and I know in other parts of the world the experience will be for a longer period of time and a whole lot more … Continue reading Make a Lockdown list..
It is almost summer time in Beijing and it is easily noticeable by the large volume of bikes for hire that have appeared again on the streets. This year they seem more noticeable, possibly because they are being used less as there are less people about and also people maybe more cautious on renting something that is a close-contact item. Something that you sit on, … Continue reading Heading into the Summer
Social Distancing is not the best. The new normal is to be social distancing. This works for what it is intended- to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to allow the people in charge to deal with the problem once they see the size of it. I would hate it to be the new norm. Until the ability to connect with others is … Continue reading Social Distancing
Hey, I am back to this after a very long and unfruitful period in life. As you might know, I live in Beijing and we are now just coming through the lockdown period and back to some normal life…. although it has a lot of restrictions. It was tough and I found it difficult being away from family and friends and even now the reverse … Continue reading Back and thank you FIRE