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37

It’s an odd number, I find. Not a number I associate with my age, but as of today that’s what it is. I’m fine with that. I don’t really care all that much, because I have no real concept of … Continue reading

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Permission to art

Once upon a time I posted Neil Gaiman’s address to Make Good Art. It’s pretty famous and I love it. Not just because I love him and all his works or how the tone of his voice. No, it’s a … Continue reading

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Work vs work

One of my Christmas presents was an upgrade to my “old” laptop. I’ve had it for two years and it’s already pretty dated, which is somewhat ridiculous, but that’s today’s technology for you. It was getting so slow, however, as … Continue reading

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In the New Year everything will be different

That’s a very literal translation of something we say in Germany “Im neuen Jahr wird alles anders”. It’s actually the title of a satirical little book. But it’s something we say at the turn of the years and since this … Continue reading

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The opening up of a new chapter

It feels as if I haven’t written in forever. Certainly I have not posted anything new to this blog in quite some time. The stats page tells me I’ve written three posts this year. Last year that would have been … Continue reading

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Always living in interesting times

“May you live in interesting times” is a curse somewhere on the Discworld. But Terry Pratchett has always done his best to let us live inside his interesting stories. Though, they were much more than merely interesting. I came to … Continue reading

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Je suis Charlie

What do you say about an unspeakable act of violence; an act that appears to have been one of senseless, vengeful terrorism? As writers, as journalists, artists, makers of any kind of art, most of us seem to say: we … Continue reading

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2014 is dead, long live 2015

Or: out with the old and in with the new. First of all, this blog is not dead. I’ve not posted in a while and the last few posts were few and far, but I am travelling and I am … Continue reading

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Obscure sorrows

I ran into this video a few weeks ago. It’s been sitting open in a tab in my browser ever since. I’ve been planning to write this blog just as long. But I didn’t know what I wanted to say. I’m … Continue reading

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How to travel through time

They say time travelling is impossible. Perhaps. If you want to go and have a chat to Marcus Aurelius about his reflections, you may not get lucky any time soon, if ever. But if you want to relive some of … Continue reading

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