I was lucky enough to receive a free, advance copy of a book from the author, Daniel Verastiqui. Like I was a real journalist or something. It felt…significant, like I was being given something to care for. I liked it. And then I had to review it. Daniel self-publishes, and that route to publishing immortality … Continue reading On Reviewing Brigham Plaza
I think this the best sign I've found since "Please Don't Eat the Soap", a genuine sign in a gift shop in a small TX town... Anyway, surely, this kind of thing is better left to a medical professional.
Based on the Guardian series, here. The book I am currently reading I'm very good at starting books. The book that changed my life I guess it would be the first one I copy edited and the author didn't complain. I wish I could remember what it was. The book I wish I’d written So … Continue reading Books That Made Me
Hi, how’s your day going? Has it been, for want of a better word, weird? I’m going to presume it has - because, if you really start digging, everything is weird. I guess I’ve thought this, on and off, forever, but it was brought to the front of my mind when I was reading Raptitude, a … Continue reading On the weirdness of it all…
I had a blog before this one. In another country, another life… Ah. The United Kingdom. That once revered home of fair play and the sandwich, now forever besmirched by The Boris, The Brexit, and the third thing beginning with “B” that will not come to mind. But I digress. The aim of my previous … Continue reading On Reviewing
This is not OK, people. Lies in marketing? Sure. Misspelling "Advertisement"? No, absolutely not. Shame. SHAME!
I've never been so terrified of a plastic bag in my life...Destroy immediately!
Lucky kid. Singular. Do you see?
Spending a few years living among people from another country has made me look at many things afresh; it’s not possible to take quite so much for granted when you’re surrounded by people who talk, act, think, and believe differently to you. Or, at least, that’s how it should be. And sure, there’s probably many … Continue reading On Sayings