fear of smartphones

For reasons I’ve been making a point of “faffing” about with my phone a lot less this week. At work it stays in my bag and at home it sits, mostly, by the front door. Often, in those places it’s switched off. I can’t be trusted. It is hard though and this short piece is good for thought.

Is Our Fear of Smartphones Overblown? http://www.calnewport.com/blog/2019/08/23/7280/

a positive reminder

I find it hard to be on the Internet and to stay positive so this music video shot from the front of a toy train (https://youtu.be/yjmZLaymJU8) and this channel of someone making this channel of someone making things (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoC47do520os_4DBMEFGg4A) are just what i need.

First day of the new school year. It always feels like starting again and not like continuing.

When we are away from Chongqing L always craves spicy food. So she’s getting some now. Veg and meat cooked in a spicy broth.