Monthly Archives: June 2014

That old familiar place

We spend, on average, a third of our days at work. If we’re lucky enough to have a job. Not everyone is. We may not necessarily like that or the job, but we better get along with the people we … Continue reading

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Learn the rules

This is universally applicable. And there is no way around this first rule if you ever want to be good at anything. Let’s consider this a follow up to my previous blog. I’d like to share my experience without charging … Continue reading

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At the tip of your tongue

Do you know that feeling? There is something trying to come out of you, a word, an idea, a concept. If it should be a word, perhaps a special term or a name, you will obsessively think on it until … Continue reading

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Under the influence

I am a firm believer of only writing sober. I’m not overly interested in alcohol or drugs anyway and only drink socially, never even just to wind down after a long day. The one bottle of wine I own was … Continue reading

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Around the sun

In 365 days. I completed another one of those trips yesterday. My 35th turn, in fact. It’s hard to imagine that I’ve been around for such a long time already. The distance I have travelled on this planet through space … Continue reading

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No Offence

Is usually followed by someone saying something offensive. But at least there is an awareness that offence is likely going to be caused. Nowadays anything you say, especially on the world wide interweb, is bound to be deemed offensive by … Continue reading

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What compels us to write

(Re-posting from my other blog) With every heartbeat and every breath I take, I write. Often the telling of the story happens only in my head. If I were to write it all down, I would never stop writing. Then … Continue reading

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The more the merrier

Or so some say, though I am not usually one of the some. In this case I am speaking of blogs, mine to be precise. A while ago I built a website. I wanted a place for my short stories. … Continue reading

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Write now

Not later. When I first travelled writing a blog did not even occur to me. It wasn’t a thing yet. Only much later and especially now did I wish I had done it. Documenting my trip in such a way … Continue reading

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Going offline

At home I depend on mobile internet. Remember, I live on a boat. And on this particular boat my options are limited. There’s not phone line, so there can’t be internet. A dongle it is then (it’s what British people … Continue reading

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