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Another Brick In The Wall

April 12, 2013

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In July of 2010 I wrote a piece about my emerging writing technique. I composed this after a few months of living in Cambodia with the idea of putting fingers to keyboard every day. For a while, it did work. Despite the numerous distractions that Southeast Asia offers, I managed to get myself into a […]

Ambient Wordsmithing

February 1, 2011


With the many distractions which take up much of 21st century life, it can be difficult to get into an effective workflow. It seems that computers and communications technology has in some cases made this more difficult, has in fact reduced productivity rather than made work easier. This can definitely apply to me when it […]

Discovering My Writing Techniques

July 15, 2010


Not long ago, Angela Meyer blogged about her observances on her own personal writing process. So I thought, Bugger it, I’ll write something about my own, and what I’m learning, and the things that work for me[1]. Maybe I’m talking our of my arse. I’ll accept that criticism. Wouldn’t be the first time I’ve been […]

One Chants Out Between Two Worlds

May 27, 2010


Cultural Mashups Cause Confusion ... Half-Truths as Diversion ... 'Sapphire Eyes and a Lovely Smile' ... Books/Coffee/Tropical Rain (These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things) ... Being Rich is a Relative Matter

Tootle Him With Vigor

March 14, 2010


Observing the traffic flow in Vietnam can be fun. Just don't get too close to the action...

Book review – My Colombian Death by Matthew Thompson

February 10, 2010


A life less ordinary is still too ordinary for Matthew Thompson.