Features

  • Explaining the Mass Start

    With the Olympic Winter Games just around the corner in February, the winter season is already well under way. In the sport of speed skating, the first major qualifying event [more...]
  • Cities Beginning With B

    This is the long-awaited update to a post I made in August of last year where I explained my situation to those who were interested. As one has come to expect from my life, [more...]
  • A Land of Ice and Fire

    As with my other photosets, clicking on a photo will open a larger version, and text in red represents a clickable link. On arriving in Reykjavik, I immediately went to visit [more...]
  • Sat Bains

    Those who have followed the recent happenings of my life know that it hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing. Shaken with uncertainty, and unpredictability, routine becomes a [more...]
  • Imposter vs Turing

    This feeling, often described as imposter syndrome, where a person is unable to internalise their own achievements despite evidence to the contrary is one which I perpetually feel [more...]

The Myth of Ready

Saturday, October 3, 2015 // 3 Comments

Are you ready? Of course you aren’t. Who knows what the future holds? You certainly don’t. [more...]

The Situation

Friday, August 28, 2015 // 3 Comments

My life isn’t exactly a shining example of what people imagine as being “normal”, but in recent times it has made the transition from being simply [more...]

Venus

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 // 3 Comments

Photo: NASA Every now and then, I find myself in the rather frustrating position of having to defend climate science to people who not only do not understand it, but are [more...]

Setting Up Encrypted Email on OSX

Saturday, March 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

It has recently come to my attention that strong cryptography, while readily available (and free) is not straightforward to use for most people. Someone really ought to build [more...]

Finish Line Cameras

Sunday, February 8, 2015 // 1 Comment

Earlier today I was watching the live feed of one of speed skating’s regular “world cup” events – one of a series of races held throughout the skating [more...]

Geranium

Thursday, December 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Copenhagen curiously contains exactly zero three-star Michelin restaurants. I say curiously because Copenhagen is famously home to Noma – considered by many to be among [more...]

A Hong Kong Hike

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

This satellite photo of Hong Kong shows just how much of it is actually not-concrete More than a concrete jungle Despite being one of the densest cities in the world, with [more...]

Pretty Good Privacy

Thursday, September 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Internet security is a pretty big deal these days. In the age of Wikileaks and Edward Snowden, the scope and scale of surveillance by government agencies is staggering, and [more...]

Bad Advice Part 3: How To Buy A Camera

Sunday, May 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Photography’s a wonderful thing, and with the ubiquity of digital cameras, it has become more accessible to more people than ever before. Cameras are literally [more...]

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

Friday, April 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

I first visited this establishment many years ago, when it first opened its doors in Hong Kong. Since the Michelin guide had not yet visited Hong Kong at the time (and I [more...]
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