January 12th, 2021

QOTD

“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread. A civilization which destroys what little remains of the wild, the spare, the original, is cutting itself off from its origins and betraying the principle of civilization itself.”
Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire

Free-floating content

Owley Beacon, South Brent
Owley Beacon, South Brent

I've got this thought nagging my every move.

What will happen when I die?

No, not that one — for now.

Instead, what will happen to all my content when I'm gone?

Who knows?

Who cares?

I mean, absent the platforms (where it's located), it won't exist.

Should I do something with it? 

Print it out.
Send it to a secure vault.
Or...stop worrying so much.

I don't know.

Most of it, I'm quite sure, is complete nonsense, and if I was bothered to grub about in the annals of (content) time, I'd be embarrassed to admit that I've contradicted myself so many times it's a wonder I've got the gall to still show up to shout the effing odds. 

Then again, that's life. Nah, not the free-floating anxiety bit but the fact that it's in a constant state of flux.

What do you think?

Is there an answer or should there be any answer to my content conundrum?

I'd love to hear from you.

— Ju


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My tweets

  • Mon, 13:15: The experience of life https://t.co/3h2IjA8mbK https://t.co/01HhxUR25D
  • Mon, 14:22: Mrs S gets her first dose of the vaccine today (no idea which one but I assume Pfizer). That's the right thing for her and the vulnerable patients that she's still seeing.
  • Mon, 17:00: There is a huge opportunity for lawyers to help in the fight to save the planet. But I wonder how many go to work (WFH) with that as their sine qua non? I wish I did but there's still time, or at least I'd like to think there was.
  • Mon, 18:46: @feastsandfables PS. This week's newsletter was epic. Have you thought about doing any podcasts with guests? I've a few in mind including my good friends @andowrites @patrickrhone and @DrSteveMarshall.
  • Mon, 19:04: Why does music always bring me to tears?
  • Mon, 19:28: @janhoglund I saw you were reading P. D. Ouspensky today. I've tried but not managed to finish a single book. I wonder why? Thomas Merton. That's another story. Actually, it's Bukowski that still holds my attention.
  • Tue, 06:00: “I look at you and my heart pounds, when for years, I don't think it beat at all. You fill the cracks and crevices, take away the emptiness. And when you're not by my side, the loss is unimaginable.” ― Kelly Moran, Exposure
  • Tue, 07:00: Free-floating content https://t.co/DuFnJUjfFA / today's little blog offering https://t.co/QqWAF87WS5
  • Tue, 08:28: Why do successive governments so spectacularly fail the people they're supposed to 'serve'?
  • Tue, 09:11: Coffee time. https://t.co/TfjesNdhgn
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