I channelled Yoda with our kids without meaning to

You know how you channel your parents when you become a parent? I went a step further and channelled Yoda!

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Celebrating our 11th wedding anniversary

On our wedding anniversary

Today is our 11th wedding anniversary. It feels like we stood under that chuppah just a few short years ago and yet I have been blessed with 11 amazing years with my wife.

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A butterfly nebula with a 3 light-year wingspan

Butterfly Nebula

This image of the Butterfly Nebula is spectacular. Take a break from the craziness around you and marvel and the wonders of our Universe once in a while.

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My favourite Super Bowl ads (I can’t help myself)

The annual Super Bowl is a big deal in the advertising industry. I thought I’d share some of my favourite Super Bowl ads as I come across them. There are so many to watch.

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Obscurity and why artists make art

I’m not sure how I feel about Kahlil Gibran’s thoughts about why artists make art. It rings true for me and I suppose that may be why I am resisting it, somewhat.

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Trump’s American fascism was the stuff of 20th century fiction

Is Donald Trump fulfilling numerous prophecies of the rise of American fascism that were published in the first half of the 20th century? It certainly seems to be happening. Even if it isn’t, those predictions are worth paying attention to.

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Daydreaming about macOS alternatives in my future

I often find myself thinking about possible macOS alternatives. I have a 2011 MacBook Air which I have loved using. Still, it is more than 5 years old and Apple hardware doesn’t seem to age particularly gracefully.

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The story behind Comic Sans – take a deep breath

Comic Sans is probably a swear word for many designers and it has prompted strong reactions to its widespread use. However you feel about it, do you know how it came to be? It’s an interesting story.

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