Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter — Mario Vargas Llosa

La Habanera dances in the streets
And like every night
Pedro Comacho sells peanuts
Outside the Tropicana Club

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Hmm. @NortonLifelock says a site I have…

Hmm. @NortonLifelock says a site I have worked on is a “known dangerous site”. (It has been scanned etc: it’s not dangerous.) Tried to sign up and verify the site: got an error message. Clicked the feedback link to ask for help: another error message. Nothing works. Unimpressed.

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Feeling equal parts nervous and excited…

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Feeling equal parts nervous and excited about my upcoming session in the ABCD unConference: The story of SPiCE-Y: a community-led development youth group. So keen to introduce you all to the cool young people I get to work with. See you soon! #ABCD2021 #ABCDGlobal

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Wine labels should include a Best After…

Wine labels should include a Best After date

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don’t bite the hair of the dog that…

don’t bite the hair of the dog that feeds you

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No One Is Talking About This — Patricia Lockwood

No One is Talking About This

The first half of the book is dizzying — stupid — hilarious — it’s a series of seemingly random impressions, vignettes, observations and ideas of a narrator who is an Internet celebrity and is steeped in Internet culture. Continue reading

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We are recruiting for a Community…

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We are recruiting for a Community Facilitator /job/52983578 via @seekjobsnz Awesome community job working alongside moi! Very varied and flexible work, and a rare opportunity to be paid to do community-led development. #aucklandjob #communityled #sandringhamspice
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X + Y — Eugenia Cheng

X + Y: A mathematician's manifesto for rethinking gender, by Eugenia Cheng

It seems to me that the world is set up in such a way as to give men an unfair advantage. (Lucky me.) And not just because they are men — more because the world is set up so that … Continue reading

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At the Existentialist Cafe — Susan Bakewell

At The Existentialist Cafe by Susan Bakewell

This is an excellent and wide-ranging description of the genesis of existentialism. It includes descriptions of all the major figures you have heard of, like Sartre, de Beauvoir and Camus, and further back to the likes of Heidegger and Nietzsche … Continue reading

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Schrödinger’s cat: simultaneously…

Schrödinger’s cat: simultaneously sitting and standing twitter.com/bnnt/status/1389903690471981056/photo/…
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