Since my last post, I can probably say I've been to hell and back. I always feel a bit ashamed to say such a thing since there are people who are going through worse, but before I discredit myself too soon, it was tough. Whether for good reason or no reason at all, I am … Continue reading Notes on the margin and the summer sun
I went a bit shopping happy this week. Books are mf-ing expensive. I really need to make peace with that. Well, I got my hands on Half a Life by VS Naipaul and An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield. Both are critically acclaimed and so far I am enjoying the heck out of Naipaul's writing. … Continue reading Books, Music & The Quest for Satisfaction
What's been up lately? Well, I'll start stick with the good! I mentioned my novel on another post and I'm happy to say I've made more progress. I have about three chapters and they keep getting longer and the pieces are starting to come together. Most other days I'll go back and change a paragraph or some words. It … Continue reading All I need is paper, paper, paper…
Loved Taiwan. The food was ace, the weather although with pouring rain in the mornings was still very pleasant. Lost a couple of umbrellas here so I assume we'll be coming back! I'll explain: I remember when I lost a beautiful green and blue scarf in Berlin back in 2009, my Mongolian friend said to me … Continue reading Taiwan: Mic Checks, Sleeping In, Your Self & Others
My relationship with the written word began when I was 8 years old. I received my first real diary when I was 7 and by the time it was 8 it had become a habit to write in it. My entries were not anything profound. They were the thoughts of a little girl mostly made … Continue reading On writing, blogs, and essences.