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  • Answers you don't want

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    Because I am a house-husband now, I do mundane things. Like take my daughter to school. And because I am a slacker, I went to the French Bakery afterwards and… Read more

  • Genocidal proclivities

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    Depending on my levels of caffeination I usually let disagreeable memes slide. My mood is often contingent on my caffeine saturation, ie, the more blood in my coffee stream the… Read more

  • Technically sweet

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    My iPad has become a morass of screenshots. Panels from comics that I thought were cool and passages from books I liked. (One of the benefits of a digital medium… Read more

  • The Hemingway

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    Truth be told I’m not a massive Ernest Hemingway fan. (What sort of person admits to that?) It’s probably because I’m (really) stupid. And most of (maybe all) his stories… Read more

  • Early morning runs

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    I once went running in Central Park at 4am in the morning. I’d been staring at the ceiling for a couple of hours already. 7hrs soul delay or jet-lag if… Read more

  • Trench WiFi.

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    Send a message back to HQ that we are encountering heavy resistance… and that everyone else is dead. Requesting more troops to march directly into machine gun fire. Ps. The… Read more

  • V-day.

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    If he’s not spending Valentines day with you… you’re the other girl. I might be paraphrasing somewhat, but close enough. Valentines Day always used to be a difficult day for… Read more

  • Oh to die in an Uber

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    I gave my Uber driver a one star rating today. This is the first time I’ve ever done something so vicious. In my defense he totally deserved it… at least… Read more

  • The Killing Joke

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    One bad day. All that separates the sane from psychotic. I often think about this line. Its from the 1989 comic ‘The Killing Joke’, written by Alan Moore. Its one… Read more

  • Economics of fear

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    If you were to chart peoples perceptions of price gouging it would generally range between ‘meh, its just supply and demand’ on the one end to ‘only the most despicable… Read more

  • Kobe

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    I had the worlds chattiest Uber driver this morning. I wasn’t really in the mood, but I feel the immense burden of having to keep my rating at a perfect… Read more

  • Refund

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    I had to go to the post office today. Which is generally an experience I try to avoid. Similarly to the way that I try and avoid hepatitis. South African… Read more

  • Considerate engineering

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    Apparently Allah once told a story in which an otherwise evil woman went to heaven because she had given water to a thirsty dog, while an otherwise good woman went… Read more

  • Devolution of economics

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    My first year economics lecturer was freckled and pretty with long blond hair reaching most of the way down her back. She had a penchant for ballet and would often… Read more

  • Furry nice.

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    We don’t mind bathing the Basset hound. He’s easy. The GSD however is a 40kg sponge… who is… eh… ‘resistant’ to the concept of being cleaned. The effort to time/money… Read more

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