Monthly Archives: June 2013

No way back

I’m in Berlin, my home town, though “town” hardly sounds adequate, but nobody says home city. Coming home has been a strange experience since I first left. Let me inject something here: “Why do you go away? So that you … Continue reading

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Neverwhere

Neil Gaiman is, without a doubt, my literary idol. I’ve mentioned before that I am late to the party, comparatively speaking, but however late I feel I might be, I may be just in time. If I should ever get … Continue reading

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Incomplete

Why does everything I write feel incomplete? Every thought I express could be elaborated on, I could always dig deeper than I do. And when I do, when I actually pursue a thought further, I find myself running off on … Continue reading

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Social Media Life

Once upon a time I wrote on using social media as a way to stay in touch with friends, which many of us have a hard time doing, especially when said friends are scattered around the globe. There’s a lot … Continue reading

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Terms and conditions may apply

I found this somewhat worrying. Judge for yourself. I’m going to say my piece on Social Media in the next blog post, which will follow very shortly.

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Why the US of A matter

Today is one of those historical days for equality in the United States of America. DOMA (the Defence of Marriage Act) has been declared unconstitutional and California’s Prop 8 was dismissed by the Supreme Court of the United States of … Continue reading

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Writer’s block

I didn’t want to focus my blog on writing. Not solely. It was meant as a writing exercise, a way for me to return to writing every day. I’ve shown that I can do that. I’m at a point where … Continue reading

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The Time You Have (In JellyBeans)

I’ve just calculated that today is my 12426th day on this planet. Take your years and multiply them by 365, add the number of leap days you’ve seen and then break down the days since your last birthday. Since mine … Continue reading

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Knowledge is power

Ancient wisdom this one. And one of the truest. I’ve recently written on considering the other side of a story, the other side of history, the two sides of each coin and all sides of any truth. Reading a comic … Continue reading

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Being read

I will talk about this only this once, just so it is known and on the record: knowing that someone reads what you’ve written, family, friends or even strangers, is very surreal. I mean, there’s a point when I don’t … Continue reading

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