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Centering the GPS

Image: teach-ict.com A pleasant day yesterday. I had intended on writing early morning but overslept slightly, so decided to stash my notebook in my pocket and visit a city centre coffee shop to write before work. Same effect; different output, … Continue reading

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Angry Streets

Image: Raymond McCrae I remember when I lived in Glasgow I would get the feeling every now and then that the city was angry at something. Walking home after work some nights, it was as though the city itself, a … Continue reading

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Scotlandness

Image: Foxypar4 I’ve been thinking about my NaNoWriMo effort last month, and the reasons why I never managed it. Compared to previous years I didn’t enjoy the experience this time – not because I never made 50k – I never … Continue reading

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A Pound Of Chocolate

I still haven’t shaken off this cold or whatever it is. Despite the presence of combative medicine in the form of Nurofen, Syndol, and Vitamin C, I still have an unacceptable amount of blockages in my ear, nose, and throat; … Continue reading

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