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Writing prompts: one for each letter of the alphabet

2 years ago, for day 72 by Ivette Yanez Soria 💎

A little girl stays behind when the subway doors closed. She has never felt this kind of fear. Boys will be boys, that's what they say. A pathetic excuse for men too privileged to change. Come for me, I'll stay put, waiting. As long as you're honest,...

Lifestyle inflation: avoid the new normal

2 years ago, for day 62 by Kent de Bruin

Books can make you more aware of your lifestyle. Even bad ones. I just finished the book ‘Goodbye, Things’ by Fumio Sasaki. It’s a book on minimalist living where the author, a Japanese writer, has gone to extremes when it comes to minimalism. Fumio Sasaki lives in a tiny studio...

Travel To Do List

2 years ago, for day 36 by Ben Ellis 💘

To echo Owen's post on what he does when he travels, here's my list. Friends and colleagues will ask me where I'm going on my annual leave. I'll tell them the name of the place that I've chosen from my "Places to Visit" spreadsheet. They'll send me a list...

Travel: what do you do?

2 years ago, for day 36 by Owen

I love thinking about all the different things people do when they travel. There's so many different ways to see the world, even though we bucket it with a single, simple word: "travel." When I go somewhere new, if it's a city, I'm obsessed with finding the least trafficked, non-tourist...

The Dichotomy Test

2 years ago, for day 27 by Ben Ellis 💘

One thing I do every year is take the dichotomy test. Some of you may be familiar with it, some of you may have seen some results shared online, while some of you, like me, take this test on a regular basis. It's a test comprised of 74 questions that...

Trees, fire, books, and reading.

2 years ago, for day 26 by Max

What does it mean to write well? Why is it so hard to write well? I can read well, I should be able to write just as easily. Well, we know that’s not how it works. It’s a bit like growing a tree. It takes time, and a lot...

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