Shockabuku and writing

Colourfully dressed villagers in India

In 2005, at the age of 29, I took my gap year. I had been working up until that point and had never been able to afford to travel. A disastrous attempt to start my own business in Leeds a few years earlier had left me in crippling debt, so …

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I don’t know

“What I’m trying to say is that when someone asks you a question, it’s okay to say, “I don’t know.” You can also say that to yourself.” Darius Foroux “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.” Abraham Lincoln. Or Mark …

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Very important updates

I need to share this stuff. A guy called Nathan Nelson applied for a job as a stacker at the Harris Ranch Beef Company in California. I know this because he used my email address for the application. I hope he gets the job but if they want to get …

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Furry overlord

He has me well-trained. I hear him walking into the room now and wake. Sometimes he’ll sound a short double miaow, like a car alarm being armed. I reach out sideways from the bed and his head bumps up into my hand. Purring. I know that this is just the …

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