How can we be more social, without relying on social media? For a while now I have been thinking about this problem. So I decided...
Hello, I'm Alastair Johnston. Here is how I prefer to keep in touch, and why: This is an example of a Hello page. If you...
There is no "us" and "them". The Nazi's said the Jews were "them". Boris Johnson, Priti Patel, and many more say that immigrants are "them"....
How do you manage projects in your Bullet Journal? You can manage your future appointments, you can easily manage your to-do’s, all using The Alastair...
Today I became yet another year older and maybe another year wiser. So in order to celebrate the fact that I'm still here, on planet...
It's a new year. Out with the old, in with the new. New possibilities. New opportunities. Hold the hounds of despair at bay. They do...
If you've never tasted a Welsh Oggie, imagine a better version of a Cornish Pasty, only filled with a variety of delicious fillings, this one...
This was all I needed to put into my journal on the day. When my son came home from his childminder, and showed me this,...
I couldn't hold out any longer. It is late September. Rats or squirrels have started to steal my precious treasure. If I leave things much...
I’m currently reading the excellent Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman and came across the idea of 'Pay Yourself First', but applied to time. I...
It’s good to put down your mobile phone Lawrie. As I write this the iPhone is king, a smartphone. You’ll probably have something that I...
I really, really wanted to love How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy. I battled stoically through hundreds of pages, every so often finding...
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