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The Beginning of the End

Yesterday afternoon, I finished reading The Voyage of the Dawn Treader to my son. He’s not yet one (just a little shy of it). I possess enough maturity to admit that I’m reading The Chronicles of Narnia to him mainly for my own sake, because he’s too young to remember any of this, but I’m selfish enough to continue doing so all the same. 2,480 more words


Naming Hills

To give shape and meaning to how I will lead and relate to others, these are a few of the hills I’m willing to die on: 50 more words



Exiles – this is how Étienne Balibar called those populations that are in excess of capital’s valorisation requirements. He adds the term to the long list of concepts that have been deployed to capture those populations. 987 more words


Starting Points

Struggling a bit for a topic this week, so you’re going to get something from Evan’s Barrel of Random Writing Thoughts. Enjoy?

Anyway, I read some conversations talking about the starting point for a new story. 444 more words


FPL Ruminations 2018/19 - Gameweek 26

That old sinking feeling. I have been pretty much off the pace this season, with only the occasional solid Gameweek score dragging my hopes up. My H2H battles have been poor, both by bad luck, an improvement in the opposition, and just plain bad decisions. 88 more words

Fantasy Premier League

Barren? Desolate? Empty?

“As one looks across the barren stretches of the pack, it is sometimes difficult to realize what teeming life exists immediately beneath its surface.” – Robert Falcon Scott… 714 more words


Zero chill

Yesterday was a bit of an emotional shitshow. It was the day of my office boat party and I also had these big going out plans after. 1,027 more words