Summer is now over, although the sun is occasionally poking out through the clouds. The football season has started, but so has autumn, London's worst season.
🤓 What I've been doing
After getting my bike, I’ve learnt to love cycling around London. I’m convinced there’s no better way to get around the city than to cycle. And yes, it is safe.
Finalising a couple of new updates to Nearly - private threads and a much requested feature, photos.
I've picked up BJJ again and although my flexibility and mobility still aren't great, I'm having a blast.
Reminding myself how to navigate the London dating market. The abundance only makes it more difficult.
📚 What I've been reading
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Morris - this is a thicc boi, but boi is it is good. Teddy has become a dream dinner party guest thanks to his ebullience, vitality and principles. Unfortunately, he died 104 years ago.
“It is not often that a man can make opportunities for himself. But he can put himself in such shape that when or if the opportunities come he is ready to take advantage of them.”
🔮 What's coming up
I've realised that my thinking has become murky. Clouded. So I'm making an effort to write more to achieve clearer thinking.
In October, I head to Princeton, New Jersey to visit a friend and then NYC to spend a week there. So in preparation for that, I'm having a quiet few weeks.