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Stoneburner - Life Drawing Review

Stoneburner isn’t your typical doom band.  While one foot is firmly rooted in the doom garden, the other foot plants itself pretty much anywhere it pleases.  460 more words


Mourning with Purpose

“Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.” Matthew 5:4

We’ve done all we can do to keep ourselves from feeling any pain. 110 more words

Daily Devotions

Lord Byron on the Writerly Compulsion

In Oryx and Crake, Crake quotes Lord Byron

What is it Byron said? Who’d write if they could do otherwise? Something like that. 490 more words


Objective vs subjective experience

I was having a discussion recently with a student about the pit falls of using self report questionnaires. She had always been dubious about their value, and after having recently used them in some research, she was even more skeptical. 397 more words


i feel good i feel great i feel wonderful

“Everything great in the world comes from neurotics,” said Marcel Proust, who liked to stick pins into rats he found in gay brothels.





NO SLEEP 'TIL....never.

Yet again I had a med change about 4 months ago and they worked so well I was upgraded to a new doc that isn’t so in depth. 144 more words

Monday, 7th April 2014

On my way home from submitting a manuscript, I’m sitting on the tube opposite a man who’s eating a fruit salad from a plastic container. He looks at me with a sinister hoodlum’s gaze and then, without breaking eye-contact, raises his fork to his mouth and sucks in and swallows a lubed, luminous, slug-looking, syruped peach-piece. 28 more words