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Liebster Bisque

I have this friend, Emily, who I’ve never met. I imagine her thus: The kind of adventuress you meet in some hostel off the beaten track; blonde dready hair, warm smile, American accent. 1,466 more words


Mouldy Winter Blues

Let’s start with the bad news. I just got turned down for a medical trial that would have made enough in two weeks for a summer of sailing, supposedly because my blood has too many antibodies to fight the cold they wanted to give me. 843 more words


Why I Refuse to Watch the News

I was sat at home watching a TED lecture by Wael Ghonim, an Egyptian activist who set up the Facebook page that helped incite the revolution in Egypt and overthrow the corrupt government, when I finally realized why I always hated watching the news. 729 more words


1,001 Ways To Post Crap

WordPress kindly reminded me upon posting yesterday’s comic that since Merby was actually the author of one of my blog’s past posts, that only then did I officially reach the 1K post mark.  1,407 more words

Squirrel Droppings

Practice of Sorts

Break free

Move to higher ground

Avoid future traps

Opportunities abound

Cliches may be predictable

But a grain of truth resides

Rumination may not lead the way… 58 more words

Poetry Of Sorts

Oh, lord it's hard to be humble

I feel humbled lately by my own vulnerability and it focuses my attention on how impatient I sometimes am with the missteps and mistakes of others — as if I am so completely centered at all times. 41 more words



It’s tempting to simply plop the great, adventurous, glorious moments in here and hint at the minor trauma that goes with it in the past tense, blurred and comedically spiced by the passage of enough time. 758 more words