What's the most powerful question in the world?
Tuesday, 7 April 2015
I just reached 70% so thank-you. Andy Winter was the legend who hoisted me onto this crucial plinth. I will be writing to you all individually at the end of this process to thank-you personally. Almost there!
Last week, I wrote about the event John-Paul Flintoff and I held in East London. We hubristically called it "Change Your Life In an Instant", and it was all about how asking yourself a new…
A very modern experiment...
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Crowdfunding a book is hard.
I'm about 5 and a bit months in and I've managed to scrabble to 68%. I'm a few pledges away from the crucial 70% mark, at which point the data suggests it gets a lot easier. (People like to back a winning horse.)
So what works? My original plan was to drip feed funny, well-written content through blogs and sites like Medium, using social media to gather hits which…
This Monday, March 30th
Thursday, 26 March 2015
Just thought I'd let you know about a free event I'm hosting on Monday with another Unbound author, John-Paul Flintoff.
It's called "Change Your Life in an Instant", but don't be put off by that self-helpy title! This is an interactive event where we hope to dive into the most powerful questions a person can ask (both themselves and others), and how to have conversations that change…
Valentine's Day 2060: a modern love story
Monday, 9 February 2015
I killed her in the end. She’s the fifth woman I’ve slaughtered this year. I had no choice really, she really was immensely tedious. I think there was a bug in her software or something, which you get with these cheap robots. She kept telling me the same dreary anecdote again and again. I won’t bore you with all the details, but basically the story was about how she once met a man whose surname was…
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Yesterday I underwent colonic irrigation. And it was the worst day of my life. I’ll be surprised if I’m ever more embarrassed than I was that day at Acqua di Acqua in High Barnet. I went alone. Believe it or not, it’s actually quite hard to find a buddy to do colonic irrigation with you. I mean it’s not an easy sell, “Hi mate, what you up to this afternoon? Fancy having your anus flushed out?” It…