Let me tell you a story, this sunny Monday, of how words can set you free. https://twitter.com/AlternativeChat/status/1018485241785339904 In an attempt to try and kickstart my writing career, I took a course at the local Community College. It remains a very Victorian building on the outside, but vastly modern within, and is exactly how you'd imagine … Continue reading Shut Up
The Internet has changed my life. It has been a long, often painful progress, but since 1992 (when our first dial up modem was purchased) a phenomenal amount of crucial, life changing events have taken place online. Many of those moments had the air of fiction about them, on reflection. Visiting a number of pen-pals … Continue reading Find Time
After yesterday's post, I realise there is an important coda that needs to be heard. https://twitter.com/AlternativeChat/status/955794421295079424 Sometimes, talking to people you trust on the Internet can make everything better, especially when you're alone and lost. To every one of those 44 people who took time out of a busy day to find me a GIF, or … Continue reading Silence is Easy
It might be Sunday, but that's traditionally been my most productive time of the week in previous months, and today will be no different. Once I've done my Gym visit shortly there's going to be a ton of online stuff appearing, to give you good people an idea of what to expect in the months … Continue reading Go
Yesterday, instead of writing (as I'm spending a whole month on NaNo) I had a day of making. https://twitter.com/AlternativeChat/status/931167777305563138 I have two types of friends at present: those who will be really pleased that I made their Christmas present for them, and those who wish I'd bought them some alcohol... or a gift token, or … Continue reading If Leaving Me is Easy
Those of you paying attention will know that yesterday was my 51st Birthday. These events are often odd affairs: I can remember my 40th as one of the darkest periods of my life, whilst a decade on I was in Paris, with my family and staying in the fanciest Hotel I'd ever experienced. As human … Continue reading Communication Breakdown
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