I Subscribe To These

Austin Kleon’s Newsletter

Tim Ferris’s Newsletter (I go through phases with this one – subscribe/unsubscribe – at times a bit too much focus on the topics of psychedelics for my liking)

The Writer’s Almanac

The Whippet

The Art of Noticing

The Honest Broker

Mark Maron’s WTF Podcast


What I’m Reading Now

‘Where the Crawdads Sing’, by Delia Owens

‘Atomic Habits’, by James Clear (reading this for a second time)

Books I’ve Read

2021

‘Write Useful Books’ by Rob Fitzpatrick ⭐⭐⭐

‘Boomtown’ by Sam Adamson ⭐⭐⭐

‘A Gentleman in Moscow’, by Amor Towles ⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Become Known For A Niche You Own’, by Nicolas Cole and Eddie Yoon ⭐⭐⭐

‘Noise’, by Daniel Kahneman ⭐⭐

‘How to Take Smart Notes’, by Sonke Ahrens ⭐⭐⭐

‘Kafka on the Shore’, by Haruki Murakami ⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘The Win Without Pitching Manifesto’, by Blair Enns ⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘New Playful Data – Graphic Design and Illustration for Infographics’ edited by Wang Shaogiang ⭐⭐

‘Sex, Lies and Question Time’ by Kate Ellis ⭐⭐⭐

‘Olive Kitteridge’ by Elizabeth Strout ⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘The Trauma Cleaner’ by Sarah Krasnostein ⭐⭐⭐

‘My Year of Living Vulnerably’ by Rick Morton ⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’ by Heather Morris ⭐⭐⭐

‘Think Again’ by Adam Grant ⭐⭐⭐

‘Warhol’ by Blake Gopnik ⭐⭐

‘The Sense of an Ending’ by Julian Barnes ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘All Our Shimmering Skies,’ by Trent Dalton ⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Arthur and George’ by Julian Barnes ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘The Speechwriter’ by Martin McKenzie-Murray ⭐⭐

‘Boy Swallows Universe,’ by Trent Dalton ⭐⭐⭐⭐

2020

‘Talking to Strangers’ by Malcolm Gladwell ⭐⭐⭐

‘Cool Infographics’ by Randy Krum ⭐⭐⭐

‘Layout Essentials’ by Beth Tondeau ⭐⭐⭐

‘This is Marketing’ by Seth Godin ⭐⭐⭐

‘The Dickens Boy’ by Tom Keneally ⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘Innovative Performance Support’ by Gottfriedson and Mosher ⭐⭐⭐

‘Job Aids’ by Joe Willmore ⭐⭐

‘The Dictionary of Lost Words’ by Pip Williams ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘So, Anyway ….’ by John Cleese ⭐⭐⭐

‘Every Day Creative’ by Mykel Dixon ⭐⭐

‘Phosphorescence’ by Julia Baird ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Tools I Use

Vyond

Adobe Creative Cloud(InDesign, After Effects, Premier Pro, Photoshop)

Google Docs etc

MS Teams

Notion (this one is a life changer!!!)


Apps I Use

BOM

Notion

Netbank

Linked In

Radio Garden

BBC Sounds

Energy Australia

Elighten

Headspace

Google

MS Teams

Tik Tok

Instagram

Typerama

Paypal

Kindle

Footswitch (Who am I kidding, I don’t use this at all)

Teachers Pay Teachers

Menulog

Netflix

The Lott

ABC News

Flightradar24

VicTraffic

Service Victoria

Twitter