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Amelia Tait is a freelance journalist, and was previously the New Statesman's tech and digital culture writer. She tweets at @ameliargh
My time-wasting is so severe that I’ve been known to procrastinate leisure.
How a slew of dramas and documentaries encouraged amateur sleuths to convict people for the crime of being slightly odd.
As an authority on Online Weird Stuff, I wanted to recommend some lesser-known channels that delight and distract me.
Without belief in the power of the impossible and the inexplicable, life would be far less interesting.
Society at large still has a playground mentality – niceness and kindness aren’t valued or rewarded.
The account tweets out the combination codes for cubicles across the capital.
The “magic” of books isn’t in their physical form, but in their words. I have no problem using a Kindle instead of breaking a paperback’s spine.
It seems wrong somehow to dedicate my time to improving myself when the world is literally on fire.
Being able to see how I felt, or what I did, a few years ago helps me to keep my life now in perspective.
The nation delights at giving imaginary oranges to imaginary orphans, but doesn’t dare dream of creating a better life for everyone.