Spending 10,000 hours (a la Gladwell) over six years to learn to golf from scratch, hoping to become a top professional. I often wonder how late in life you could still become expert at something new. (via Kottke)
Newham, England, United Kingdom
Starting the Eleven Day Weekend / Bankholidaypalooza / The Great British Shutdown.
@designswarm To be fair, British people have plenty of opinions about the US that we’re only too eager to share.
@mildlydiverting If you like I could email you daily about domain names, tickets, servers, and lonely, lonely death? To keep your hand in.
Future hols booked: train from London to Munich to Berlin to Paris to London. RailEurope: rubbish. Bahn.de: good. Seat61.com: invaluable.
@TobyBenjamin Turns out that didn’t attract any spammers at all. Just got two with my first Xbox-mentioning tweet.
Also, I get much satisfaction from reporting spam twitterers. #honeytrap Xbox Bieber iPhone Gaga
Six emails in two weeks from Microsoft because they can’t renew my Xbox Gold service due to credit card expiry. Relax!
@designswarm Keep the standards up! (I'll be in soon.)
Stuck at home waiting for pre-holiday data transfers to complete.