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Recalibrating my reading

Back in November 2011 I published a list of books I wanted to read. Looking at that list now seven years later, I am dismayed at how few of those books I have actually completed reading since then. From a list of 85 books that I claimed I wanted to read, I have read a […]

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Master list of books I have read

This list is in the order of author surname. I began keeping lists of the books I read each year in 2004 but even then did not record every book I read until more recently so this remains a somewhat incomplete list. Multiple dates after a book indicate that I’ve read it several times. Lloyd […]

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Everyday Life

Am I actually going to read this?

The start of the year is a good time to ‘clear the decks’ and cleanup excess stuff cluttering my shelves, home, workspace and mind. I began by reducing my clippings of websites/articles stored in Evernote from 6500 notes down to 3800. I still have some work to do to prune it right down to only […]

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More books and writing

Swapping blogs for books In 2017 I did a lot of reading. Some of that was books, but a large amount was articles and blog posts on the internet. As a result of consuming an estimated 3,650 written articles from the web last year, I’ve come to the conclusion that my time could be better […]

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My giant list of books to read

Books I intend to read These are books I already own because at some point I have decided that I want to read them. The lists below are not in any particular order, though I have split them into hardcopy vs Kindle to help me keep track of where each book is located and have […]

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Aware and responsible

Over the last week I have been reading the ‘Divergent‘ series of novels by Veronica Roth. My thirteen year old daughter is a fan of the books so I’ve been wanting to read them to keep slightly in touch with her world. They are easy reading and have a reasonably absorbing story so it was […]

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April in review

A look back at what I’ve learned in April 2015.

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2012 Reading

  Books that I read in 2012 All Blacks Don’t Cry by John Kirwin edwin + matilda by Laurence Fearnley I’m Not Crazy Just Bipolar by Wendy K. Williamson The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau Christians Get Depressed Too by David P. Murray The Shack by William Paul Young God in a Brothel by […]