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Sleep will not come to this tired body now

Something woke me up in the middle of the long night. My nose was stuffy and itching. I picked at it for a bit until it felt better and then closed my eyes, wrapping myself against the cold air of … Continue reading

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Packing the rain

One of my local colleagues, a regulatory affairs specialist who favours maxi skirts with interesting patterns, was complaining the other day about how much it had rained this year. “I’m getting so sick of it…ugh, I just want it to … Continue reading

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Steaming through the devouring night

I’ve been playing the popular text fiction game Fallen London for quite some time now and am at a point where I have several interesting storylines going, but am temporarily tired of it because my primary goal (build a ship) … Continue reading

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Wrenching

Finally got around to watching Twelve Years a Slave, which I had on my to-do list but didn’t actually want to watch for a long time because I knew it would be difficult to watch the scenes of torture and … Continue reading

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Who run the world

I’d like to write a story for an action movie that goes like this… Three young women go off for a beach holiday, a well-deserved break from being up-and-coming professionals in unusual fields: one is a public policy researcher, another … Continue reading

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Dreams and games

This morning I had an awesome dream. It was a lot more linear and logical than normal, and very vivid, like a well-designed computer role-playing game rather than a dream. I was with a bunch of friends on some kind … Continue reading

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Weird dream

I lived in a two-level condo which had three huge fishtanks . One had my regular pet fish (I keep dwarf puffers in real, life but can’t remember what the ones in the dream were), and the other on the … Continue reading

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