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‘a small lateral or terminal protuberance on the stem of a plant that may develop into a flower, leaf, or shoot’ 

I am still cranky from being away from the wordmachianikon for most of this year but the writerly bug juice beckons; the writing about nothing or everything or something gropes around. 1,318 more words

The Collected Musings Of Mmutle Arthur Kgokong

Pour Your Heart Down - a blog writing initiative

The Day I’d Like to Forget

Cashless & Stranded

I usually travel across India for office work as I’m a sales engineer. At the end of October last year I was scheduled to travel to Madhya Pradesh. 324 more words

Exfoliant, meet floor

Not too long ago I bought the AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution by The Ordinary (not paid by The Ordinary, I swear, clicking the link gives me jack) because a man’s gotta exfoliate, and it makes my cheeks smooth as a baby butt.* 293 more words

Attention Span

As I’m sure you’re aware, smartphones are often accused of ruining our attention span nowadays; a quick google confirms this. I suspect there’s some truth to that, but I don’t think it’s the doomsday scenario some make it out to be, people will always find ways to distract themselves. 488 more words

Tintamarre (a vocab-necdote)

Tintamarre   (n.):   hideous, confused noise; clangor

            Midnight. She’s struggling, dead in the midst of writing a pivotal scene. She desperately needs focus. She’s losing sleep-time, waxing on into the silent night. 240 more words


Stillicidous (a vocabnecdote)

Stillicidous (adj.): falling in drops

In the night, she stumbled barefoot and half-conscious into the bathroom. She was so out of it from the exhausting trip, she tried to flip the light switch but missed. 161 more words


Co-Authoring With Minimal Drama

PhD programs are interesting, because you truly get people from different backgrounds and experiences. However, there are also situations when these different levels of experience and background can collide in really uncomfortable professional ways. 1,435 more words