Category Archives: Struggles

Time marches on

Long time, no see. I’ve been busy over the past year. We moved house, took many trips and I was promoted to a senior-level position. Good stuff. There have also been a few bad things: we’ve yet to have a … Continue reading

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Moving on up!

Moving. That is usually one word that inspired dread in the lazy. So far for me, though, it hasn’t been that bad. Dare I even say it, the process has even been fun at times. In an attempt to move … Continue reading

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Write or wrong?

Just read an excellent piece on writing by Anna Quindlen. In it, she talks a bit about writing, and how most prolific writers, contrary to popular belief, hate writing. For many of them, it’s not an innate ability their blessed … Continue reading

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Totally rad

Being without bike, I was recently “forced” to walk to my nearest station, a decent 2-km trek. And during one of these trips to the station, I noticed something. Almost all the larger parks were undergoing some kind of construction. … Continue reading

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Fuck the po-leese

Never had the pleasure of having anything more consequential than my umbrella stolen in Japan — until last week. It was then that my bicycle was stolen. Naturally, I thought of reporting this to the police, but then remembered something … Continue reading

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On the wagon: 禁酒中

Yeah, it’s true that I wrote drinking was a way of life in Japan. And that I didn’t drink anymore than your average dude (or chick). I still think this is true. But a bender on April 1 and the … Continue reading

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