Considering a change of car led me to dig deeper on electrics. Here’s where I arrived.
The rush to roll out electric car charging points is missing the bigger point.
Range anxiety is, rightly, identified as one of the main barriers to widespread adoption of electric vehicles. But, concern about distance isn’t as simple as how far you can travel on a given charge. It’s not purely about distance, but about time, too.
“A one-hour stop for every two hours’ driving. Why the electric car’s not arrived, yet.”
Execupundit’s Michael Wade has started a new series of posts on Interesting Websites.
He had me from the beginning with a list brings together Niall Ferguson, Steven Pinker, Keith Richards and Van Morrison.
Find them all at
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Donald Robertson, author of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor (and many other books), posts a list of forthcoming Stoicism events.
The first is the Marcus Aurelius Anniversary conference, in honour of Marcus’ 1,900th birthday.
The events are virtual, which removes another excuse for not attending. I also see that recording will be available later for donating attendees.
More information, here.
A salient reminder of where to focus…
Your career. What are you doing this week to make it sustainable, enjoyable and still viable in 2 years from now? Your wellness. How much are you simply moving? What’s the quality of your nutrition? Sleeping sufficient? Taking some time out? …
Read the rest, here.
Then, possibly, read
Nicholas’ debut novel, Meet Molly. More here.
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To try to make the world in some way better than you found it is to have a noble motive in life.
Andrew Carnegie (1835 – 1919)
I had forgotten how superb this band is until I came across their farewell concert on TV, a couple of weeks ago. Beautiful, dynamic music, some of it in Gaelic, of which I have about five words.
Be still my Celtic heart…
“You may not have heard… Runrig”
Disaster is virtue’s opportunity.
Seneca (4 BC – AD 65), On Providence (iv 4-6)
The Times’ Literary Editor, Robbie Millen on identity politics and its stifling effect on writers:
It makes me queasy, this idea that “identity” is so sacrosanct that writers’ imaginations must be policed by self-appointed gatekeepers.
Worth a read.
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