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Wild Exaggeration?

I’m always reading about architecturally designed gardens that are supposedly ‘wild’ and ‘untamed’. Informal, maybe, but wild? Hardly. I mean, architecture and wilderness are fundamentally opposed concepts… aren’t they? I get that there’s an element of illusion involved; I just think it’s kind of misleading, and you can totally tell that’s all carefully engineered if …

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Success Oncoming

I just got the greatest email of my life. A literary agent is interested in the Giggle Wiggle Chronicles. Janet McCallom sent me a request for the full manuscript of book one: Giggle Wiggle and the Shrine of Destiny. Within a minute of receiving the email, I had the book ready to send back to her. …

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Bad Driver

Sometimes I wonder how I passed my driving test. I barely know any of the road rules (despite my best efforts to learn them and get used to abiding by them) and I barely know how to work my car. I try to avoid driving as much as possible because of this, because honestly, I’m …

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Future Traffic

I wonder what the road networks of the future will be like. Will they be engineered to meet the specific needs of self-driving cars? Will they be constructed entirely of solar panels, which somehow power the cars driving on them? Will they use some as-yet unknown technology to teleport travel pods along at such small, …

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Do It Now

Another power bill! Didn’t I just pay one of those? I can’t keep track of my costs any more – between the house and the business, it seems like there’s something draining my funds just about every week. I know that personal and business costs are supposed to be kept separate but, as a small …

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The Modern Blacksmith

Ever since I came to the big city, I was getting increasingly frustrated at how people deal with metal these days. It used to be an art, the way blacksmiths would work with steel. They’d spend hours on a single sword, regardless of who they were making it for. It was delicate and precise, and …

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Rising Sun Goals

Finally, I’ve started an emigration fund. For the longest time, I’ve wanted to move my whole life to Japan, mostly because I feel like it’s where I belong, but also because that’s where the cartoon industry began. I want a job in animation…preferably as a voice actor. Sure, Dinki-Dai in Melbourne is a pretty good …

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