Engaged Reading Time - Issue #72
Well, that was a weird one. More feedback than on any newsletter I've done, ever. Plus three upvotes, and one downvote.
To those I delighted - thank you. To the person I disappointed - I shall try to do better.
I'm losing readers slightly faster than I'm gaining them. This little experiment of distraction reading might not be paying off in readers - but it's still helping me, so 🤷🏼♂️.
Drone Photos of Singapore Shot at 1,640 Feet
Last year, I put the kibosh on long-haul travel for environmental reasons. This year, it's just not happening. But I've been to Singapore three times now to do training for journalists over there. It's a stunning city, and these images capture exactly how lovely it can be.
One day, I shall return.
Neandertals’ extensive seafood menu rivals that of ancient humans
More evidence. if you need it, that both humans and our closest relatives led lives deeply entwined with the sea.
How dancing helps me think, and thinking helps me dance
"The prejudice against physical work is deeply misguided: when I dance, I embody philosophical ideas of autonomy and freedom," says the author.
There's something very profound in dance, just as there is with the sea. There's something deeply human about it, and I think we undervalue it.
Of Kites and Ospreys
A bonus Tweet, sent in by Charlotte (thank you!). People should write more letters like this, and fewer angry tweets.
Right, time for 🥃 and 🛌.