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Some books I recommend

It struck me recently that there are plenty of books that have stayed with me long after I read them (or perhaps I’m still reading them) and I felt like making an absolutely non-exhaustive, and totally-work-in-progress list here that I’ll keep on adding to. Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman This book totally changed my… Continue reading

Learning How to Learn

Last week I completed my final assignment for Coursera's Learning How to Learn – just in time to start the Allbright Academy's Smashing the Glass Ceiling Course. It's safe to say that November and December are proving to be even busier months than usual. I'm reproducing my final assignment here as I think it could… Continue reading

The Obstacle is the Way

I recently caught an excellent episode of The Tim Ferriss Show featuring the first four chapters of The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday So excellent, in fact, that having listened to it on the Monday evening, I had to go straight back again on the Tuesday morning and listen to it again in… Continue reading

Moral Letters to Lucilius – Letter 50

Today these words from Seneca resonate with me: 'We are indeed apt to ascribe certain faults to the place or to the time; but those faults will follow us, no matter how we change our place.'