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Y is for Years

April 29, 2016 | 1

‘Last month, I wrote a book, one hundred and twenty four blog posts and made six hundred and eighteen thousand dollars.’

Well done! It is always nice to see a fellow writer do well.

There are a few claims … Read More

X is for Xenophobia

April 28, 2016 | 2

(Image taken from The Daily Telegraph.)

Xenophobia. ‘Fear of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange.’ Wikipedia.

More recently Xenophobia is understood to mean specifically a fear of foreigners.

In the best debut novel ever written by … Read More

Bye Bye Desktop

April 27, 2016 |

I have posted about how I am becoming a little more analogue in my approach to life.

I felt that technology was beginning to dominate and dictate my days. Through a combination of electronic tools, I was always connected … Read More

V is for Venality

April 26, 2016 | 3

The Oxford English Dictionary defines venality as;

  1. The quality or fact of being for sale.
  2. The quality of being venal; readiness to give support or favour in return for profit or reward; prostitution of talents or principles for … Read More

BREXIT. Yes Please.

April 25, 2016 | 7

I love Europe. I have lived in several countries on the continent and visited pretty much all of the rest. I speak a few of the languages. My wife has an Italian ID card.

Whether it be for business … Read More

S is for Stationery

April 22, 2016 | 1

I have already blogged about Bureau Direct, where I get my notebooks. Another outlet where I recently purchased lovely headed paper is Honey Tree.

Spurred on by my enjoyment of writing in notebooks and sending letters, and egged on … Read More

Q is for Quixotic

April 20, 2016 | 6

Quixotic – Extravagantly chivalrous. (Dictionary.com)

Acting with the desire to do noble things without realism. (Wiktionary)

In the best debut novel ever written by me, the protagonist, Sean has a bit of the quixotic about him. In many ways, … Read More

P is for Procrastination

April 19, 2016 | 4

Of late, writing for me has been 1% production and 99% procrastination.

In fairness, I believe that a large % of most endeavours is spent on activities that have little, or at best, only a tangential bearing on the … Read More

Taking Time Back

April 18, 2016 | 3

This post is going out in the middle of the A to Z Challenge – and is not a part of that exercise.

I wrote an earlier post on reaching saturation point with technology.

Much though I love my ‘I-everythings’, I … Read More

Digital Overload

March 29, 2016 | 5

It’s all got too much.

I have scaled the peaks of the digital life and reached the zenith. From here on, it’s downhill.

I have a Mac, a MacBook and an iPhone. I recently sold my iPad. This combination … Read More