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ASF014 Show Your Working

Winter was for taking a step back and considering. Spring is for action. My digital streamlining continues, but it continues at a reasonable pace and comfortable in the knowledge that it remains a work in progress. The older I get, the more I realise how much I enjoy showing my working. I used to obsess …

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ASF012 We All Will Be Together

A thrill of hope, the weary world rejoices. I am beginning to suspect I have become somewhat immobilised by how much I want to say. Since I last wrote, I have started numerous updates and jotted down fleeting thoughts (increasingly, these days, if said thoughts are not jotted down then they run the risk of …

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ASF011 A Pause of Sorts

Weird Exhausting Purgatory It is surprising, given how comparatively (physically, geographically) constricted our lives have been this year, how many times I have sat down to write missives of various sorts and felt the urge to start with, “Yeesh, what a week!” Everything is relentless, and I say that as someone who has been fortunate …

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ASF010 The Promise of Autumn

Whisper of Harvest Home The first day of September is one of my favourite days of the year. It always brings a curious peace. That promise of autumn. The funny thing is, it always surprises me, year on year, that I feel this way. Even on the last day of August, I note the date, …

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ASF009 Is this thing still on?

A New Phase of 2020 Madness Well, it’s quite the year we’re having. This update has taken various forms over the last few weeks: drafted, abandoned, re-drafted. Tweaked. Changed entirely. With everything going on, some of my early drafts didn’t sit right with me. Then there was the compounded physical and mental exhaustion. Then the …

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