Monthly Archives: November 2012

When everything is going “well”, everything is maybe not going so well

I’ve written about rice and feedbacks. I’ve think I have pointed to the awesome Onion Story “Millions of Barrels of Oil Safely Reach Port in Major Environmental Catastrophe ” You really DO need to listen carefully, sometimes – to be … Continue reading

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A proper blog post – on vulnerability (banal, but “proper”)

With this blog I try to either say something, or cross-post something funny or provocative every day. This I have done for several years now. I’ve come close to packing it in on several occasions, but some of the friendships … Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheerful

I am not, as far as I know, dying of cancer. Unlike other people who I really can’t name. Shit, fuck, damn. Show some fucking gratitude for your totally amazingly privileged life already, DT. I am beginning to get on … Continue reading

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Listen to the silences: of courage, hypocrisy and bracing yourself

It’s what isn’t said, what can’t be discussed that is worth listening to. So I always say. If only I always did it, had always done it. If only we – the species – were up for that too. What … Continue reading

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Older, maybe getting wiser?

One cute fact I learnt reading “Emergence” by Steven Johnson is that when they are new, ant colonies (or was it bee colonies?) are prone to picking fights with neighbouring colonies over turf. As they reach the halfway point of … Continue reading

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False flag operations and Roger Federer

A good friend knows that I have a bit of a man-crush on Roger Federer (I got to see him lose to Del Potro a couple of weeks ago; he then went on to crush Murray before losing to Djokovic … Continue reading

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F.O.C.U.S, Dwight. Which part of “focus” don’t you get, numbnuts?

“Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.” Thomas Huxley And others would consider me … Continue reading

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