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Writing tagged Personal

  1. A TIZ too far

    [ TIZ = Temporary Intimate Zone ] On the train home from London a couple of weeks ago I was sitting…

  2. Culture Shock

    I’ve been back in England for almost a couple of months now and it’s not what I…

  3. Bye

    Please return to your homes. I don’t think I’ll be writing any more entries here.…

  4. Different Classes

    I had my first classes this week, lumped together in a tidy but hectic cluster of six hours on…

  5. Back to School

    Monday was the first day of my third semester, and I feel like an old hand. No stress, no rush, no…

  6. Undeveloped

    24 glossy ghosts of you, I had to pay for 36. But they had a special offer on; I got a double set…

  7. Kulcha

    Yesterday I briefly mentioned in an email how I find it strange hearing Americans speaking about…

  8. Hard copy

    So very busy. Programs to write, files to move, words to write, books to read, lists to make,…

  9. Late to the party

    I really must write things down when I think of them, and not leave them hanging in the boxroom at…

  10. Here, have some email

    I have other things to say, but, as usual, it’s too much effort to compose them into coherent…

  11. IJWLTS

    I can’t be bothered to expand on anything. Is this why weblogs are so popular, because they…

  12. Top Ten Email Correspondents (by volume)

    Trying to avoid thesis-writing without stepping into the dripping hot air outside lead me to do two…

  13. Bah humbug

    Me: Hi. I paid a cheque in pounds sterling into my account at the end of May and after speaking to…

  14. FutureFocus 2000 part two

    It’s all over now, and it was exhausting. Although that was more to do with overly-long days…

  15. FutureFocus 2000 part one

    Today was the first day of the World Future Society conference (or “FutureFocus 2000”…

  16. Back in the land of the free

    I’ve returned to Houston for the rest of the year. It’s very strange to be somewhere so…

  17. Nothing much

    This is not, by any stretch of the definition, daily. Really busy at the moment, and not much to…

  18. You have the power of wormholes

    Last night, after the not-as-thrilling-as-it-once-was This Life we switched over to see Letterman.…

  19. Fully connected with foray into network arena

    I’ve been feeling so damned connected this year. Perhaps it’s because I was living so…

  20. You’re only young once or more

    On Saturday two of my best friends were married after nearly ten years of coupledom. Is that a lot?…

  21. The end of the, erm, thingy

    So I was reading this article at McSweeney’s, while our SQL server was rebooting, giving me…

  22. Not enough time to think of an original title

    This networked life thing is fantastic, but it takes so long to just run my life these days. I feel…

  23. Hi

    When I moved to suburban Houston last summer, the cynicism and grumpiness I had nurtured during…

  24. Back in Blighty

    I’m now sat on the train from London to Braintree, a town at the end of a branch line off the…

  25. Clear Lake

    Back in Houston for a few days, just enough time to wash clothes, shop, catch up on a few days of…