A few months ago I was compelled to write an ‘open letter’ (http://bit.ly/1dkuwcA). I suggested I’d organise a ‘sleepathon’ in San Francisco in aid of the homeless. The response has been amazing – if we can get just a few more people to sign up, it looks this event will happen in September! If you’re … Continue reading San Francisco Sleepathon… is coming!
A few months ago I wrote this 'open letter'. The response was amazing and I'd like to see if I can make this event happen in September in San Francisco - so I wanted to repost this here and then I'll follow on with more details shortly. If you're interested in joining (or if you're not … Continue reading Sleepathon
Over the last month I’ve been living in a van in Silicon Valley, more on that here and here. I’ll post some adventures soon on Simpletom... but today I want to explore working like it’s the weekend. I get my best work done at the weekends. Not that I want to be working at the … Continue reading Work Like it’s the Weekend
Hmmm... I am currently here, but I’m about to move back to San Francisco whilst wanting to settle here, where I'm trying to to buy a house. Well done Simpletom... you're managing, quite dedicatedly, to ignore all of your own advice. Over the next few months I will immerse myself and my business in 500 Startups, … Continue reading It’s OK
(or the art of Growing Down) Yesterday was my birthday. I was dressed as a ninja cow at a festival, squeezed into a west-country barn full of ‘Almost Farmous’ revellers. We were ‘The Moo Fighters’, naturally. Seconded only by ‘Daft Skunk’. The weekend consisted of dancing, laughing, drinking, firing water pistols at unsuspecting crowd members … Continue reading Adulescence
One of the wonders of the modern world is opportunity. As an entrepreneur, I’m continually excited by what is possible. Aided by lightning fast connectivity, jet engines, computing technology and a plethora of beautifully indexed information available at our fingertips… the world is our oyster, lobster and winkles too. In a single week, an indefatigable … Continue reading Trapped in Escapism
It has been 8 months since I headed out West, from London to Bristol. In the last 4 weeks, life has pulled me to London, Greece, Turkey and Kenya (peripateticism still reigns). However, despite being sat at a desk bundled in a scarf, with the rain lashing from the gloom onto my rattling windows, it’s … Continue reading Way in West