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12 Resolutions for 2012

In review of the year on December 31, 2011 at 6:21 pm

Without knowing how things are going to pan out on the work/money front in the next year, here’s my not-very-taxing list of achievable resolutions for 2012. And the probability of my actually doing any of them. (I’ll probably add more later, but this will do for now.)

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Dear 2011…

In Down and Out, review of the year on December 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm

Dear 2011,

I am writing to tell you that I am over you.

I’ve spent the past month since you unceremoniously dumped me working through my feelings about you. Not that you told me we were over until I’d already worked it out – you just stopped returning my calls.

I’ve been thinking back to the heady days earlier this year when you showered me with treats and promises, and made me feel like you cared. I now see that you were little more than a summer romance. It was a brief affair, but I’ll admit it, it was fun while it lasted. Read the rest of this entry »

#67 Review of the year

In review of the year on December 31, 2010 at 3:30 pm

Books I wish I’d written

Stewart Lee’s How I Escaped My Certain Fate

Niki Segnit’s The Flavour Thesaurus

Jonathan Coe’s The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim

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