Meh, and the fuck-it generation

They have been validated by the sophistry that everything is defined by how the egocentric individual feels about it.

Lisboa is a woman

She surprises me with... a more expansive than imagined body, heart and soul.

Why make presentations?

Clearly, the rational human being has no say in this decision; the ego merely forces her to submit a proposal with haste.

Alfie might know

No one named Alfie is going to walk out of the ether and give me a coherent and comprehensive answer to that question.

Kyrie, eleison

Father, forgive me, for indulging in silence and in solitude.

“Be Italian!”

The quotation in the title comes from a song, from the 2009 musical film, Nine, sung by singer Fergie. In the film she plays the part of Saraghina. The song is giving advice to pubescent boys on how to make a woman happy in a delightfully sensuous way, if one ignores all associated stereotypes about... Continue Reading →

#aptrad2016

Note: The 4,100 words which follow contain my observations alone.  You may see things differently, although I do hope that at least something strikes a chord.  If you cannot stomach a text this long - a text I felt compelled to write - be glad that I put the poem and its translation at the... Continue Reading →

The terminological minefield

Regardless of which method you use, the important thing is to have a system to record terminological knowledge gained.

The Scatterling series – 44 & 45

  Being where you are meant to be. I have been fortunate to have found my spot, something which was confirmed in so many indescribable small ways when I spent three weeks with my entire immediate family in Brisbane, Australia, over Christmas 2014. It was great seeing my family, but none of the places I... Continue Reading →

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