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At the end of autumn the brilliant reds and golds of the maples have faded past their peak and they flutter down to the leaf-littered ground.  1,212 more words

So this seminar thing is coming together better - Journal (day5)

Another tutorial with my adviser sent me on a better path for the direction of the seminar. There were many things I still wasn’t sure about; like the best ways to develop the seminar, what to name topics and how best to arrange the topics so they flow. 93 more words


The only way to be free is to break your cage open

It’s hard to know who you really are. Down to the very core of yourself, words can’t be of any use. Trying to label or categorise yourself is like trying to squish and elephant into a shoe box – although I’ve never tried it, I can imagine it’s near impossible (never say never). 851 more words

Damn Straight

At the aquatorium
the squeak of skin on glass,
the echo of running feet,
childrens’ laughter,
and the hum of conversation

you can’t hear the fish… 156 more words


Creative people have better-connected brains

Seemingly countless self-help books and seminars tell you to tap into the right side of your brain to stimulate creativity. But forget the “right-brain” myth — a new study suggests it’s how well the two brain hemispheres communicate that sets highly creative people apart. 608 more words


Poem: SE Asian Poverty?

Have I stayed here too long,

with so many reminders to see?

Of children walking the streets,

trapped in the confines of poverty.


Has my patience run its course, 220 more words

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