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There are many reasons to wear a watch, I said to myself as I took my turn at the JFK airport security scanner.
“Take off […]
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Cesca and I are buying a house and, of course, she wants the big one! Consequently, I need […]
It is said that you can only truly know someone by fighting them, for in the stress of combat the mind of the other […]
No recent product launch has grasped the Zeitgeist as much as the Pebble watch. It represents a perfect storm of elements coming together all […]
Please note, before I begin, that the following are all my own thoughts and words. So, by their very nature, they will be subjective […]
Warning: This review contains very minor plot spoilers I have come to love running. I have discovered that lolloping along outside in the morning’s weak sunshine […]
“All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril. It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.” – Oscar Wilde
“Way to get out there!” my watch gleefully announces. I watch its face, awaiting any further messages from its GPS ROM that has tracked my […]
Announcing the opening of a new Basho website!
I have been writing reviews of books on this site for something like 5 years, also […]
I’m an avid reader of New Scientist magazine. In fact I get it every week. The headline will usually be about something “quantum” or allude […]
The story of a simple Buddhist priest travelling from India to China in the 5th Century doesn’t sound like something that would make for an interesting novel, […]
Kick Ass is a film that draws a line in the dirt and invites you to place yourself on one side or another. Or, rather, […]
The first line of Philip Pullman’s novel reads: This is the story of Jesus and his brother Christ, of how they were born, how they […]
When I was considering taking a year off, I started looking around for a computer that I could take with me on my travels around […]