Get On With It

Writing and drawings about work, family and the stuff in-between

Tag: learning

  • They vs we

    They vs we

    I’ve just returned from my first trip to the states since I moved away two-and-a-half years ago. In the time since I moved to Scotland, I have dearly missed all the things that “we” Americans have access to, and lamented the things that “they” don’t have in the UK. I expected to be overjoyed with […]

  • Functionally illiterate

    Functionally illiterate

    I’m “functionally illiterate” in a lot of areas. The fact that the number of things I don’t know and will never know will always tower over what I do know isn’t frightening, though but I’d be lying if I didn’t feel overwhelmed at times.

  • What I learned last week (#85)

    What I learned last week (#85)

    Learned last week: Life as a construction worker, how to structure a fight scene, the art of enough, and more!

  • What I learned last week (#84)

    What I learned last week (#84)

    Learned last week: Write more descriptively on your moving boxes, how to read more books, where lost luggage goes, and more!

  • What I learned last week (#82)

    What I learned last week (#82)

    Learned last week: The life of a master thief, drinking and belonging, the history of Birkenstock, and more!

  • What I learned last week (#81)

    What I learned last week (#81)

    Learned last week: What a winglet is for, the anatomy of a fake news headline, you don’t need 8 glasses of water a day, and more!

  • What I learned last week (#80)

    What I learned last week (#80)

    Learned last week: Walking helps us think, how you live changes your brain, getting up thirty minutes earlier is worth it, and more!

  • What I learned last week (#79)

    What I learned last week (#79)

    Learned last week: Reality is in our minds, cards don’t owe you anything, wisdom from Philip Glass, and more!