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I am Ender

November 4, 2013

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I saw the movie Ender’s Game on Saturday. The book has been on my “must read” list for well over a decade but keeps slipping off the top 5 due to other “commitments” (aka Wheel of Time). With it being released on 1 Nov I felt I must read the novel prior to seeing the […]

Negative space

May 16, 2012

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You didn’t see me, you saw the space around me. You didn’t see me, you saw what I left behind You saw the whole where I should have been You saw the world where I could have been But you didn’t see me You didn’t notice me, even when you walked right through You didn’t […]

A Clockwork Orange: 50 years later

May 2, 2012

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I just finished Anthony Burgess’ 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange. It was released in the US a few years before I was born and I just got around to reading it. Partly because I had heard the movie was so violent and disturbing. What I found in the novel was not as bad as portrayed […]

Dreaming….

March 20, 2012

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“I am dying”. It is the thought that awakens me in the middle of the night. I roll over to see that the clock shows 1:17 AM. “Will it be today? Next week? Next year?” I roll back over and pull the sheets and blanket tight. Sleep is elusive even though I squeeze my eyes […]