Running week #2

This week’s mileage: 64.82 kilometres in a combination of running and walking across Toronto. Mostly walking. Getting back to a regular running schedule is challenging under this heat. By the time the winter rolls back across Ontario, I will be in good running shape 🙂 Started listening to The Ruse, a great story of corporate … Continue reading Running week #2


I just returned from Tokyo, and if you are travelling to the city that continues to inspire the world, I recommend getting a copy of Emergent Tokoy, Designing the Spontaneous City by Jorge Almazan (ORO Editions). I have been reading it as I explored Tokyo and found that Tokyo, despite being a massive city – … Continue reading Tokyo

Book review: It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War

I have a fondness for photography books which almost verges on an obsession. I enjoy spending time in my off-grid cabin, where there is nothing more enjoyable than sitting down to a photobook while the outside is blanketed in snow. I love being able to look into the world in complete stillness through a photographer’s … Continue reading Book review: It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War


I came across this profile of Anker in my bookmarks. Really great profile from The Verge. I remember purchasing my first Anker battery years go and thinking – get out of the way other accessory companies! I am an Anker fan now. Love Anker! Great story too! Steven Yang quit his job at Google in … Continue reading Anker

Insomniac City

I used to read close to a hundred books (not related to work) a year. I haven’t done that in a while. This year I have decided to remedy that by at least committing to reading one book a week (#1bookaweek). I promised myself to start in January, and look here, it is already March. … Continue reading Insomniac City

the 4 am panic

The 4am Panic is achieved when the work I need to complete exceeds my mental capacity to consider it. Something annoyingly biologically chemical is triggered at 4am where apparently I must uselessly consider all of my current work on my plate for no productive reason at all. Just stare at the ceiling and fret until … Continue reading the 4 am panic