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Karma for Good People (Diary 2015/09/18)

Well, I haven’t written anything here for such a long time, but I guess I was just waiting for a day like today to happen. Today felt like a culmination of the many, many life lessons I have had over … Continue reading

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little things of beauty

Sunlight casts geometric shadows on the roofs of the housing development below. The youcai flowers have already disappeared, but green, squared fields sit plump and content in the distance. The blue sky and breeze on the roof takes me back … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Specials

Farewell, farewell to another year. Endings for some, beginnings for others. A new number to forget every time we write the date (it almost looks like a 5 if you give it a little hat and a tail…) What bits … Continue reading

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Single, Not Alone

The other day I was at a café with one of my good friends (the best kind of café: round 1 after-dinner cappuccino, round 2 locally brewed IPA or wheat beer). We were talking through some of the issues she’s … Continue reading

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Diary 2014/06/07 Sensations

Sorry that there are no photos yet, I forgot my camera cable! The thing I’ve become the most sensitive to in my new environment is the sounds. I don’t think I’ve ever noticed it as acutely in the past how … Continue reading

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Diary 2014/06/01-03 New Beginnings

2014-06-01 Well, it’s the end of an era. A 10-month-long era, but an era nonetheless. I have left the realm of English teaching and study abroad for the wild world of visa services. I start my new job on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Queen of Isolation

I have a problem and its name is loneliness. It’s a disease that I suffer from. That’s the only way to describe it, because I do have friends, and I do socialise. But somehow I always end up feeling alone, … Continue reading

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