2017 in Numbers

1 broken finger, 7 new countries, 32 books read, 63 selfies, 95 Instagram photos (only 28 of which were food!), 80 Crossfit classes, and 3669km travelled by foot.  “Space I can recover. Time, never.” – Napoleon Bonaparte And now for 2018.

2016 in numbers

2 broken fingers, 6 new countries, 39 books read, 63 selfies, 92 instagram photos (only 44 of which were food!), 95 crossfit classes, and 3678km travelled by foot.  “Let all your efforts to be directed to something, let it keep that end in view. It’s not activity that disturbs people, but false conceptions of things […]

New year new things

In somewhat typical fashion, the coming of a new year makes you reëvaluate what you’re doing a little bit more, and rescrutinise any previous goals you may have had. Substituting them for more challenging, more trackable, or maybe even more socially acceptable goals. 2016 will be the year of more, more books read, more exciting […]

A New Project for May

I’ve been projectless for a while. I want some new project that I can devote some somewhat serious and vaguely focussed time into over the next month or two. Maybe involving photography, but I’d like to devote some time to typography — a field that I’ve always been innately fascinated by, though more so recently […]

Food in Japan

And so after my previous article on food, I feel like I should write another on a similar topic. A different country however. I love Japanese food. So much so that I even get terrible Sushi here just for comfort. I don’t go out of my way to eat terrible such, it’s just that most places here aren’t exactly amazing (though I did find a reasonable one in London recently, Yoshino). What I actually miss loads is Ramen. Warm huge bowls of noodle based awesomeness. Before I went to Japan, I read this fantastic article in the Times about the Ramen culture and the people who endeavour to visit mad amounts of Ramen joints.