A Profound Look Back at the Weeks: October 5-18

Talk about a late blog post. I apologise for breaking my self-imposed schedule of profound looks back at weeks but the week between October 5 and 11 was excessively eventful, which left me drained by Sunday when I usually write this post. So you get two weeks in the space of one, whether you like it or not. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Weeks: October 5-18

The Non-Toxic Life

No, I won’t talk about the oh, so popular toxic masculinity or even toxic femininity, which I could talk about a lot, since I’ve had more experience with it. I would like to say upfront that toxic has become one of the most abused words in the vocabulary of many. You don’t like something = it’s toxic and bad for everyone. Well, for me that’s people. Continue reading The Non-Toxic Life

A Profound Look Back at the Week: February 3-7

This past week was an odd one. I went to Italy and came back, and only managed to get lost twice. True, the second time was a master-level achievement since I got lost outside a mall with clearly marked exits and entrances but even so twice is subpar for me. I’m getting older. But I didn’t get infected with any viruses, so there’s that to be happy about. Continue reading A Profound Look Back at the Week: February 3-7

The Situation

This is a little people-trapped-together story I wrote a couple of years ago and included in a short story collection I first published and then unpublished on Amazon when I realised there was such a thing as magazines and anthologies out there that would give my stories a much better chance of being read by more than the five people who’d buy an unmarketed, unadvertised self-published collection. Continue reading The Situation