I think there are rules in life that none of us will ever understand. Some of them make sense. Such as don’t drink and drive for example. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to figure the rationale behind such an order but oddly enough it’s still one many of the countries of the… Read More Rule Number Two: See Rule Number One.
Writing this, listening to a combination of Texas and Janet Jackson. The former reminding me of when I was in college, running football patterns on the beach pretending I was Jay Novacek, the latter someone I’ve only recently gotten into, influenced by something I read recently. You know subliminal advertising? I suffer from it to,… Read More Talismans
Currently feasting on ‘The Golem and the Djinni’ by Helene Wecker. The story, directly given away in the title depicting the situations a golem and a djinni find themselves in when they suddenly arrive in New York in 1899, one from Europe, the other conjured by a Syrian down in Little Syria. I saw it… Read More Not a big fan of salad
When I was in primary school reading wasn’t encouraged. The defining reason behind this modern-day bombshell was that when I was in primary school there were precious few alternatives, therefore reading ruled by default. Like Syria; who needs elections when you’re a regime? One blocky Amstrad computer in Year 5’s portacabin*, which had its own… Read More Pink is nice, but you mix it with blue and odd things happen
American sport coaches often bark the question “Are you hurt or are you injured?” to fallen players, both as a motivational tool as well as a genuine enquiry as to how damaged they actually are. the idea being if you’re injured then it’s a genuine problem and the coach will see about getting that player… Read More It’s okay, it’s just a bruise.
The best nights tend to be spontaneous ones. I’ve heard that so often I think it’s now a stereotype. Something that, by its nature, can’t be planned, and something that can only be commented on in retrospect given the complete lack of predication involved. It also works best if it’s a surprise too, then you… Read More Sideways