Learning

Two variables, four outcomes and a practising non-believer

Sometimes there are too many variables. When asked complicated speculative questions (which often begin, “What would you do if …?” or, worse, “What would you have done if …?”) my usual answer is, “Too many variables”. I like to keep things simple and think of circumstances where there are two variables, and each variable has… Continue reading Two variables, four outcomes and a practising non-believer

On writing

Reviewing the first six months of “The Compartments”

The first post on this Blog, about “Smart Thinking” and “Self Help” sections at my local bookshop, appeared exactly 6 months ago today, on 2 December 2015. In the intervening 183 days 198 items have appeared on these pages, most of them Blog Posts (181, including this one), the rest tucked away in the Menus… Continue reading Reviewing the first six months of “The Compartments”