Unsheltered during Covid-19

99% Invisible producer Katie Mingle had already been working on a series about unhoused people in the Bay Area for over a year when the current pandemic began to unfold. Suddenly, this vulnerable demographic was cast into the spotlight due to the virulent spread of COVID-19. It is clear from…

Syncing a 'Shared With Me' Google Drive folder to local drive

For the longest time (years!), 'Shared With Me' folders in Google Drive has been a major bugbear for me. Various organisations have shared tons of Google Drive folders with me and I thought that they could only be accessed via the web browser. This made it very time-consuming to view,…

Pop-ups: Part of a larger retail strategy

via Katie Richards/Glossy.co Customization is huge for successful pop-ups. If it’s as simple as being able to design their own T-shirt on the fly in five minutes, it just adds such a level of cheer and smile to people’s faces... The most interesting thing about this…

Productivity at Home and Work

I have always liked being organised. The tidiness is calming and peaceful. However, life is generally disorganised. Chaos is somewhat random and events do happen outside my control. Over time, I am learning to accept the uncontrolled nature of life. However, that does not mean that I give up being…

Weekly recap | 25 Nov to 1 Dec 2019

Mon 25 Woke up at 2:55am to dial into Session 2 of The Alchemy of Time. I realise that this is a free 6 weeks course! Yay. Lunch with Martin where we swapped tech productivity tools tips and I shared my enthusiasm for streamlining organisational processes. Gym at WorkLiftBalance.…

The adoption of Tyrael McBratty [part 1]

Gerard grew up with cats and has a special affinity with them. I never had pets, but knew that because of Gerard, one day, we would have at least one pet cat. Fast-forward to 2018. Boboy was a feral stray who would not allow his community feeders anywhere near him.…