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On Old Friends and Odd Sounds: Part Deux

“So it all began four years ago, when the two of you left for pastures green, and the horror of being alone in this fine city with our maddeningly insufferably slow pet worm dawned upon me. 872 more words

My Sweet Escape

Gravity by John Mayer

Roughly four years ago today, I moved from the Wirral to Coventry to start my first job after university. Not the most exciting move location-wise. 470 more words


What are all these violent images doing to us?

Early this morning, I got up, made some coffee, sat down at my desk, and opened Twitter to read the news and pass some time before I had to leave for a conference. 1,153 more words

Violent Conflict

Review: Happiness by Design (Paul Dolan)

Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life

Hardcover, 256 pages, ISBN: 9780241003107, published 28 August 2014

Amazon / Google Books / Allen Lane… 1,497 more words

Health And Its Value

The oilman's divorce, or the problem of luck

Money may not be everything, but it’s certainly a clarifying force, especially when seventeen billion dollars are on the line. Right now, the news is filled with… 793 more words


Maybe if I close my eyes...

Sometimes coincidences work in mysterious ways. A month ago I was traveling to Sweden to meet up with some friends. However, given my lot in life as someone who is chronically, yet never fashionably, late I managed to miss the train by one single minute. 1,607 more words

How The World Works