A New Chance

And Johnny was born. Weight: 7 Pounds. Skin: White. Eye Colour: Hazel. A few hours before, Johnny had been struggling inside. Not struggling in the womb, but struggling for a purchase. Johnny was on the marketplace, looking for a seller. He had 73 good deeds, but also quite a few bad ones. Deeds, as we […]

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Push & Pull

I push and pull and push and pull, I must look like a fool, I push and pull and push and pull, like when I was at school. With all the lines I’ve made in life, and all the time I’ve sacrificed; I push and pull and push and pull a lifetime like a mule.

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Review: The Falls by Ian Rankin

I recently finished reading “The Falls” by Ian Rankin. I would consider it to be an interesting crime novel. It includes particularly interesting elements of history into the book, and is very well written. The plot is concise, and I found no immediately-evident holes. There was an excellent use of Scottish history, and quite an […]

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Review: Bones of the Hills

I just finished reading Bones of the Hills by Conn Iggulden. It is the 3rd book in the Conqueror Series of Genghis Khan. I would like to share my thought on the book. The hardback version is 518 pages long, so it proves to be a lengthy good read. It is mostly fiction, however, many […]

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Trains and Planes

It is so fine, isn’t it? To travel on trains, planes and buses. From the morning, to the afternoon, overnight and day to day. From city to city, country to country, place to place. A man that moves is a man that sees, a man that sees is a man that knows, a man that […]

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An Ode to the Inverted Question Mark

Yesterday was National Punctuation Day in the U.S.A. and although I do not live in the US, I wrote this short ode to the Inverted Question Mark: I am in love with the inverted question mark “¿”. It hangs like a light bulb, with such charisma and curves. It is but a mere symbol, however, a […]

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