True forethought only arises when a man does something towards which no impulse urges him, because his reason tells him that he will profit by it at some future date.Bertrand Russell
The lair of Lars J. Nilsson. Contains random musings on beer, writing and this thing we call life.
Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking by Daniel C. Dennett My rating: 5 of 5 stars Being a long time admirer of Dennett I approached this book somewhat enthusiastically. Some mind-tools from the man himself?! Whoho!fungrim
Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences.Neil Gaiman, “Ocean at the end of the lane”
Last year me and the fabulous miss T was forced to abandon Hoiganvaggi thanks to massive amounts on H2O in the form snow, mist, clouds, and water. When it turned out that this years planned Kungsleden hike was canceled, I quickly decided to give it another go. Hoiganvaggi, I’ll get you yet!fungrim
Week 31 I was up in the mountains and hiked some 60 kilometers with a full pack. So not completely wasted, but that will be another post. Starting up week 32 was hard and the first 6.5 km on Tuesday was one of those “I’ll take a relaxed 13” only to be cut short on shot legs. So that should tell me that how you taper is [...]fungrim