…things ’n such of interest from my e-wanderings afoot…
Not only do I wander the land, I also wander the small web and come across stories ’n such to share now and then in case you might find ’em interesting?
Free Shipping →
Brilliant idea by a small tea company to let their customers decide how much they’ll pay for shipping upon checkout. They can choose from free to a pay-it-forward amount to help others. It’s exceeding their expectations and they don’t have to worry about competing against Amazon’s free shipping empire.
What real people look like →
Heart warming message from a massage therapist on what people really look like on his massage table. “At that first long sigh, at that first thought that “I can stop hanging on now, I’m safe” — a luminosity, a glow, begins. ”
Put it on the Crazy Pile: Ideas and Creativity →
Excellent idea to store all your crazy ideas somewhere just in case they become relevant or even brilliant later. You never know.
A Non-Compete Clause with your Phone →
He gave up on asking people to put their phones away. I haven’t given up by making it mandatory for friends/family to keep phones pocketed if they want to hang out. It’s soul-sucking to see more and more people at dining tables staring into their phones and not each other.
The state of South Africa, 28ish years post-apartheid →
A sobering look at where South Africa is today and why from the perspective of a South African. Brings to mind the phrase “absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
Writing advice I would tattoo on my body →
Last but not least - beautiful quotes on writing from a freelance journalist. “Be a luminous poetic eye.”