Disbenefits

Noun As in the opposite of benefit. Because using drawbacks is bad; similarly ‘pros’ and ‘cons’. Donated by Justin [Read More]

Misunderestimate

Verb To precisely understand something, one would assume? Don’t misunderestimate me, sir! Donated by Harvey [Read More]

Conversate

Verb The act of having a conversation, in the future tense. We will conversate about this later Donated by Justin [Read More]

Planful

Adjective If you’re planful you’ve made a plan? Maybe? We should be more planful about this in future. Donated by Justin [Read More]

Productionize

Verb To put something into production, when you know you’re doing something truly lacking in smart. Found in the notes of a Change Advisory Board meeting, of course! [Read More]

Unresponsible

Adjective To be not at fault for something really stupid. Typically used by people out of their depth trying to save their careers. Donated by Justin [Read More]

Sea day

Today was, as the title says, a sea day. We spent the day on a Turkish boat, cruising for a short time around Kaleüçağız. Yep, take notes, there’ll be a test on that one later. It’s a beautiful seaside village with a rather large marina full of tourist and traveller boats. On the way, we were treated to a spectacular view of Kaş from a lookout a few stories above it. [Read More]

Status quo and love

If the status quo was the best idea we’d still be nomads scratching in the dirt for grubs. Or we’d still be bacteria. A piece of paper which was designed on a computer and printed by a giant automated printer, then folded by robots and inserted into an envelope, again, by robots, was sent to your house. A person will have put it in your letter box, and you or your partner would have taken it into your house, a place built by men and women out of parts suffused with centuries of improvement. [Read More]

Kaş

Another early morning on the road, having had a terrible night’s sleep due to misbehaving air conditioning in the hotel. I know, privileged much? It’s alright if you know it’s going to be hot, you’ll get a fan or change how you sleep - but alternating between 21 and 30 degrees in the room was no fun at all. First stop this morning was the Saklikent carpet weaver’s collective. A group brought together with government and other funding to promote the ancient skills of knot-work carpet weaving. [Read More]

Kaş

Another early morning on the road, having had a terrible night’s sleep due to misbehaving air conditioning in the hotel. I know, privileged much? It’s alright if you know it’s going to be hot, you’ll get a fan or change how you sleep - but alternating between 21 and 30 degrees in the room was no fun at all. First stop this morning was the Saklikent carpet weaver’s collective. A group brought together with government and other funding to promote the ancient skills of knot-work carpet weaving. [Read More]