So I tried bullet journaling. I promised myself I would give it a go for a month. Two days into that month, I wanted to torch the thing. I fantasized about putting it in the fire pit in the back yard. I was very glad September only has 30 days and not 31. In theory, … [Read more…]
I’ve decided to switch to a bullet journal. Anyone who spends time around me knows how attached to my phone I am. It’s convenient, it’s easy and it’s super useful to have what you need in one place. Yet somehow, I have ended up with some ungodly number of apps for each thing. A calendar, … [Read more…]
Here’s some hubris for you. I’ve never had a work of fiction published but I’m going to go ahead and trash an actual, award-winning no less, author. Irish writer Colum McCann wrote a column for the Guardian recently on tips for aspiring writers and, well, they aren’t great. He opens his essay, unironically, with a … [Read more…]
I went to a funeral yesterday. A regular at the bar I go to passed away. He was an older guy, nearly 70, and, like me, living in a country not his own. The funeral was organized by some other regulars. From a distance, an old man dying alone whose funeral was attended only by … [Read more…]
During his nearly forty year career, Gijs van Kuik has worked all over the Netherlands but he has started and will end his career at TU Delft. “It is my university,” he says. Read the rest of the article here.