“nothing lasts; life goes on, full of surprises.”

with me having started work this week and trying to get used to having a regular life again, I’ve found a need to be really organised, and to reflect back on the week: happenings, learning points, whatever’s been going on. I guess I could say that’s been a little bit of a tumultuous week, what…


Zugzwang (German for “compulsion to move”, pronounced [ˈtsuːktsvaŋ]) is a situation found usually in chess, but also in various other games, where one player is put at a disadvantage because he has to make a move when he would prefer to pass and make no move.