Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

A walk to the station #13

It is still dark outside and we, the commuters trudging towards our daily destiny are lit only by the eerie glow of the streetlights, each light leading us closer to the monotony of our work, lamp by lamp, step by step, and it is so easy to write terrible clichéd stuff about place, isn’t it? Read the rest of this entry »

They do not love you

Empty shelves in supermarket

The problem with Robert Appelbaum’s book Working the Aisles: A Life in Consumption lies with me. Read the rest of this entry »

A walk to the station #12

You didn’t think I’d given up on this, did you? Read the rest of this entry »

Peter, Pale and Mary

Glass and bottle of Peter, Pale and Mary beer from Mikkeller

There is something a little intimidating about beers from the Mikkeller brewery. They feel like serious beers, as they are what all the proper, seasoned beer geeks rave about. There is intimidation and excitement. It is not unlike listening to free jazz or reading Infinite Jest for the first time. It might not be a comfortable experience. You might not like it. You might not get it. And that might make you question your own taste, in the widest sense of the word. Read the rest of this entry »

A walk to the station #11

This morning I pass a house with a large sheet hung outside the upstairs window. Painted on the sheet in red paint is the legend HAPPY *40TH* BOB. Read the rest of this entry »

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