Small worlds

As someone who has some very niche interests, I have always loved and identified with the ‘small worlds’ that human beings create. This themed collection includes my writings about a number of small worlds – everything from the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, to collectors of military rations. My most ambitious attempt to write about small worlds was the book project The Best Waterskier In Luxembourg, the subject of a related collection.

In 2012, I gave a TEDx talk in Krakow in which I extolled the power of small worlds:

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