Murder. A nasty business. And it stinks too. I was okay every morning dodging around a sack of guts (heads?). But the addition of a dead calf was just one putrefying thing too many. So I had to alter my run and change roads. I felt pretty damn good the last couple of days. A… Continue reading Too close and [becoming] too familiar
That’s the body count for the last three months in this tiny corner of Mexico. And that’s just for the 70 km. radius around where I live. At least that’s what a very good friend of mine told me this afternoon. He’s very well connected* so I have no reason to doubt his word. I… Continue reading 1800
I just posted this comment to an EETimes article entitled ‘Conference Launched to Empower Women in Tech‘. It seems to me if you want to ‘lift women to equal status’ in technology then you first have to get more women interested in technology and get more women into the field of technology. And the questions… Continue reading Women in Technology
“Move far, far away from the familiar even if it takes you to someplace like Mexico. It will be among the unfamiliar where the entire world will reappear to you as fresh.” I just posted the above comment to the Guardian for an article they just published on Top 10 Writers Tips. I think my… Continue reading A tip on writing
11:30 this morning I stepped out my door to be greeted by what first appeared to be a large New Year’s parade of a couple of hundred people coming down the hill. Wrong. It wasn’t a parade but a funeral procession. I then thought, ‘That’s an awfully large procession. Must have been a very important/well-loved… Continue reading Jan. 1st 2018
As a general rule I don’t invite friends or family here. Especially to my little hideout here in Michoacán. I don’t extend invites to those people I know who won’t appreciate the subtle distinction between benign neglect and neglect. Places like this are just too hard to explain. And heaven knows I can’t protect you… Continue reading Are You Experienced?
I hate all institutions. I am not going to spend any time here outlining the breadth or depth of my grievances because they probably won’t sound very much different from your own. I will however mention a particular recent incident that sort of highlights and encompasses the basis for all my hatred. Three days ago… Continue reading Institutions