Journaling My Bullet Journal

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…]

I Tell You How To Write

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…]

Finding Your Tribe

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…]

[L&R] A guitar for the future

When Max Roest started guitar lessons at the age of four, he had no idea that, two decades later, he’d make one for his master’s graduation project at the faculty of Aerospace Engineering. Read the rest of the article.