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Autumn in London

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It is autumn in England. In my complaints about the shorter days and an inevitable lusting for the summer that never quite came, I had almost forgotten how beautiful autumn can be. I remembered,… Continue reading

The eighth writer on the blog is….

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Melissa Wolfe A social media insights & strategist from London, UK. This is what the previous writer had to say about her “She’s a fabulous writer, a better person, and I thought another… Continue reading

climbing… mostly

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I’m conflicted. I promised to talk about climbing and why it is I love high places, lonely places. But part of me wishes I could tell you about Mom. She’s my hero and, over in… Continue reading

another one bites the dust

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I have no temptation to write a missive in any way arguing that Muammar Gaddafi was a good guy. By definition, dictators are not good guys. Although the actual situation in Libya is… Continue reading

not the destination…

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The inversion wasn’t all about running away, getting out from under. It wasn’t just about simplifying. I was running to something too. That something was, is the story. To quote Sugar at The… Continue reading

life inversions

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This angst I feel for most things corporate and capitalist? I come by it with a modicum of honesty. you see, until February of 2009 I was part of that world. Not an… Continue reading

occupy this

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I’m not gonna lie to ya… direct, consensus-based democracy is a slow, slightly dishevelled process. At least at the start of it. This might be true of all movements. The human microphone is… Continue reading

The Seventh Writer on the blog is…

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Michael David Lockhart… A writer currently living in Vancouver, Canada and working on his first manuscript for an epic 5 part fantasy story. A participant at the Vancouver OWS (Open Wall Street) movement. Sometimes… Continue reading

The Internet Is Killing Me Inside

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It’s been eight days since I’ve had a face to face conversation with someone other than my wife and kids. My job is in a planning stage so everything is being done over computers,… Continue reading

The Midnight Disease

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You know those parents who brag about their children? Every mundane thing they do is perceived as special or amazing and they tell everyone within earshot? Yeah, well, I’m one of those sad… Continue reading