Going Postal

Those that have followed my recent adventures on the internet will have seen both my retro-mac inspired run at NaNoWriMo, and the experiment with "Tiny Letter" - both ideas running against the tide somewhat in an eccentric attempt to get back to where we all started. I'm thinking about going further. I have been turning …

Secondary School

Another excerpt from this year's NaNoWriMo - Enjoy! I'm sitting here, trying to remember the most significant memories from my time at secondary school - and struggling somewhat. It's all become so fragmented - it feels like a collection of snapshots, stored away inside my head. The strange thing about memories is that they unlock …

9 Davis Close

I took part in NaNoWriMo this year, and set about recording a slew of memories from my early life. This is a small excerpt. Enjoy! When I was five years old we moved to a much bigger house on the other side of town. Suddenly I had my own bedroom, a new garden to explore, …

Nearing the Summit

I'm not really sure why I'm trying to write fifty thousand words during November any more - I'm just kind of "doing it", because I thought it would be a romantic, or eccentric thing to do - something to tick off the bucket list. In the days before starting, in late October, I remember worrying …

Halfway There

It feels like I've broken the blogging or journaling habit. While writing upwards of two thousand words a day for "National Novel Writing Month", it hasn't even occurred to me to write about daily life. I sit down at the old Macintosh late on an evening, type like a crazed lunatic for an hour, and …