A bit of a change of pace for me now (I haven’t gotten back into the rhythm of writing in my lunch hour yet – maybe next week.) Completely out of left field, I decided to tell a story from my youth. As I explain in the video, this was inspired by watching someone else on YouTube telling a story about a burglar.
There was this one time when I was about 17…
Sharp eyed viewers will good memories will have spotted tributes to XKCD cartoons in previous videos I have uploaded. The Christmas season had me thinking about what’s different now compared to when I was a child.
You know how when you’re a child everything seems so big and when you go back to visit places from your childhood things can seem so small? There’s a particular XKCD comic that sums up how subjective our sense of size is and the difference in perspective that adulthood brings:
And there’s a park I know that also illustrates the point perfectly. I shot this video to show what I mean: