Off the Grid and Out of the Loop: The battle with structure.

I can’t fucking sleep. Its 2:30 am according to my phone, I feel like I’ve woken up naturally but it turns out to be some serious acid reflux making me very uncomfortable. Why are all those other lucky people able to sleep right now and not me? There’s around 8.5 million people in London, and … More Off the Grid and Out of the Loop: The battle with structure.

Protest, Protest, Protest: The behaviour of fighting back

Unity makes us feel good, joining together with other like-minded people gives a sense of belonging, a sense that there are others who think like you when often you feel like everyone else is crazy and you’re the only sane person around. Take London for example, because it’s where I live. There is nearly 9 … More Protest, Protest, Protest: The behaviour of fighting back

New book out now!

Hello all, Very pleased to announce the release of my second book Control and Meaning: An Analysis of Everyday Behaviours. click here to buy on a special countdown deal for the next week, get in early to get it cheap! Do we understand why people do what they do, why we do what we do? What gets … More New book out now!

Staring at Empty Aquariums: the ethereal nature of life in the 21st Century

  Upon leaving work one evening on a winter evening (meaning it was already dark) I walked past a basement level house with their curtains open. The image I saw stood out strongly, in this particular room which I hadn’t noticed before was an aquarium. It was quite large, I guess around a metre long. … More Staring at Empty Aquariums: the ethereal nature of life in the 21st Century

Social rules: Useful piece of evolutionary development, or stupid and pointless barrier to getting along.

  Slightly convoluted title, and a little humour in that but this is both a serious and absurd subject. I was thinking recently about certain social rules and whether or not they made sense or were in fact helpful. Much of my work in managing behaviour is addressing behaviours that are socially unacceptable. A person … More Social rules: Useful piece of evolutionary development, or stupid and pointless barrier to getting along.