Category: Articles

Reflections: Henley Club

In 2011, I was on a bus in Vietnam on an Intrepid tour with my friends from university and we were discussing the topic of reimagining the exclusive social club in a way that retains all of the good features that explain why they (as a concept and specific institutions) have survived for so many centuries, and addresses the bad features – the reasons that people don’t like them (the impartial reasons, not because they aren’t invited).

Bardcore

Those of you still living under rocks may not be across the Bardcore phenomenon that is about the only good thing to have hit the mainstream in 2020. I have a slightly wider definition of what constitutes Bardcore than Wikipedia, which as of 15th October 2020 says…

The Generalist “Go” Bag

As I get deeper into the personal safety and survival industry with Galactic Bioware, I have become fascinated with the “Go” bag and what kinds of gear one should pack to prepare for the widest array of situations. We’ve all seen these in films and novels, but I hadn’t previously turned my mind to making one and what I’d include if I were to. I wanted to share some of the gear that I have studied and catalogued that I think would be a great generalist “Go” bag.