Once upon a time,

the day after seeing Sleeping Beauty, (oh yes I did) I went to the Da Vinci exhibition in Trafalgar Square. It was quite easy to read the mirror writing, and with practice, I would be fluent. I was surprised that his mirror writing was alleged to be private. I fundamentally disagree. It was efficient and … Continue reading Once upon a time,

Some mystery shopping by rail

The following are my notes of a day I spent mystery shopping on the railways I might not have been sold the cheapest available ticket. This is a can opener point that raises audit questions about staff training and practices and their computer systems. The platform is very cold. Helpful staff, a TU member, ordered assistance … Continue reading Some mystery shopping by rail

On Commonplacing

A few useful links 🙂 I don't understand why the big stationers and bookstores seem to be unaware of this subject!  http://theshakespeareblog.com/2014/08/taking-notes-shakespeare-and-table-books/ https://www.nytimes.com/1970/05/03/archives/speaking-of-commonplace-books-commonplace-books.html http://www.historyofinformation.com/detail.php?entryid=4165https://www.chrisnighman.com/research-projectshttp://motivatedmastery.com/keep-commonplace-book-evernote/https://commonplacecorner.wordpress.comhttps://cybertrackerblog.org/category/the-origin-of-science/And why similar systems don't cross reference or be aware of their history!https://bulletjournal.comAnd why "enthusiasts" are doing this :-)https://ahumbleplace.com/commonplacing-curiosity-and-the-desire-for-knowledge-ourselves/