Hello, my name is William Pickup

I live on Sydneys' Northern Beaches, where I enjoy and running, swimming, and slowly making things in my workshop.

What am I doing now?

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Recent Posts

Fairfield Horseshoe

We had a long and rewarding day walking the Fairfield Horseshoe in the hills around Ambleside. It was mid September 2011 and the weather blessed us with clea...

Looking for meaning by paying attention

This stimulating post from Art Markman at HBR.org has a focus on Innovation. It turns out that if you practice finding the meanings of proverbs, you can get...

Solar sinter

I am amazed by this, its an incredible project that uses sunlight, 3D printing components and sand to produce glass sculptures. Watch the video right through...