Digital Magpie - 8 August

Some of the curious and interesting I found this week.

'Do what you love disguises the fact that being able to choose a career primarily for personal reward is a privilege, a sign of socioeconomic class'. 

How fantastic is Calvary! Six days later, Brendan Gleeson's Father James still haunts me. Stunning photography and dark humour alleviates some of the bleak parable.

This is profound!

Radiotonic podcast broadcasts a fascinating project. Over 12 months in 1984, a 12yo captured his thoughts, observations and predictions - hearing them read out in 2014 is both nostalgic and awesome.

Here's a great article on managing emotional boundaries, including protecting other people from you. Relate!

More profoundness from Jonathan Harris via Swissmiss Our attention is precious. Don’t squander it.  

I'm a big believer in the power of 'flow' - here's why.

Some great insights from a 6-month spending freeze My inclination towards purchasing and distraction are directly correlated with a deficiency in my emotional well-being: aka, I have been self-medicating.

I wish some local cinemas would take a leaf out of Alamo Drafthouse 'no text' policy. This angry patron's response to being ejected after a breach is the best advertisement ever for this movie theatre. Warning - contains lots of rude words.

I've shared 50 Ways to get a Job  before, but seriously there is so much good info on this link, I'm looking at it all the time.