The bit between Christmas and New Year

I've always loved the quiet time after the main event has taken place. The pressure is off. There is time to relax and spend with family and loved ones. Time to stay up late, play games, watch movies and enjoy just being. There is a…

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Candlelit Tablet

Sometimes I think that as the days grow shorter and it gets colder, I just want to hunker down and sit out the winter. With all of the additional craziness that seems to be everywhere at the moment - Brexit, Trump to name but two…

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Contact

To get in touch via email: mail[at]alastairjohnston[dot]com or via Twitter: https://twitter.com/alastairj

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Don't be an Amazon Serf

I don’t leave reviews on Amazon. And I don’t think you should too. You see, leaving reviews seems to be the right thing to do, the honourable thing to do. Tell other people if the product is good or bad, help each other out. But…

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Privacy Policy

Please read the following statements carefully, as they address the rules of engagement between us. Your privacy is critically important to me. I want to assure you I respect your data protection rights in compliance with the latest EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements…

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What went wrong with the internet

I mean, it’s sort of like a cult of personality. It’s like in North Korea or some regime where the religion is your purpose to serve this one guy. And your purpose is to serve this one system, which happens to be controlled by one…

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What I learned taking a Digital Declutter

As you might know, in January I decided to pull the plug on all non-essential internet and web hee-haws. I’d had an email from Cal Newport and decided to give it a go. I wanted to see what effects it would have and if it…

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