All posts in the series ' things I originally wrote a long time ago':

Today I’m trawling back over old writing, and reading it is equal parts fun and wince-inducing. Here be the sifted highlights of a three-and-a-half-thousand word letter home whilst studying abroad in 2009..

You have the entirety of recorded human experience until this moment to refer to when deciding how to approach and behave in the ever-unfolding future, which is incredibly empowering.

While I was researching something inconsequential at work, an opportunity popped up which piqued my interest completely. It fell through in the end, but I still learned some good stuff.