Category Archives: Private Interests


It’s wild what you do and do not remember after a trauma or resuscitation.  There are a few that I can’t recall whatsoever, which is a little strange in some respects.  For whatever reason they didn’t impress themselves upon my … Continue reading

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That’s Just The Way It Goes: A Primer

I haven’t sprung fighter jets from nuclear-powered ships off Minorca, but over a couple of years working in clinical medicine I’ve collected stories and thoughts that have stuck with me, and I am reminded of them from time-to-time in different, … Continue reading

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Formula One Legends: Jim Clark

There were few things I craved more as a child than speed, competition, and a sense of ever-present danger.  Incidentally, none of those desires have devolved much in the time since, having found but different avenues of exploration. Bike crashes … Continue reading

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Supercharged: Grand Prix Cars 1924-1939

This is a short film (50 minutes) highlighting the technological development of Grand Prix cars from 1924 to the beginning of the Second World War.  Any interest in motor sports will be livened by this. Heads up: some accidents shown … Continue reading

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EDC: Glock 17

To get some material going, I’ll share my everyday-carry Glock 17, modified slightly over the ~9 months I’ve had it. This Glock came to me in June 2013 as a standard 3rd Generation Glock 17 complete with the stock plastic … Continue reading

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“Dear Son,…”

I considered keeping this for myself, but it’s too pretty to smother with my selfishness. A bit about the designer, from Kaufmann Mercantile, where I discovered it: Artist and designer Stephen Kenn moved from his native Canada to pursue a … Continue reading

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“Utopia sounds great…but I would f***ing hate it.”

There is little known about this video, aside from it being a Levi’s Concept Designs production. What is known is that it is beautifully well-done and worth a few minutes. “Things that don’t change, die. That’s a part of life…” … Continue reading

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