A Bang and iMac is No More

by Evan on 2014/03/28

Well, actually a flash, a popping sounding and a burning smell.

I still have email and such if you want to get in touch (you can do it via the contact form on this blog too, if you prefer).

I may get some posts done (during this break I’ve been on I have been reading so it might be reviews).

Back soon – hopefully, Evan

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Carmen’s Story

March 3, 2014

My wife (Carmen) featured in a news story on a TV channel here, dealing with being abused by her brother. You can see it on youtube (it is a little over 7 minutes. This is the link, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwRKlEeIVYE&feature=em-share_video_user Evan  

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Bargain Time

February 22, 2014

One of the best books to appear in the self development blogosphere lately is Stepen Guise’s Mini-Habits.  You can find my review of it here.   “Today” (22 Feb. 2014) and “tomorrow” (23 Feb. 2014) – not sure how the time zones work – you can get the kindle version for $0.99.  Well worth it [...]

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In Memory of My Father

February 15, 2014

or, We May Nearly be Over World War 1   My father recently died, and my mother died a couple of months before him.   I’ve been processing what this means for me. This has meant mostly not doing too much and just letting myself feel what I feel and also doing some stuff from [...]

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An Unspoken Compromise by Rizi Xavier Timane

February 12, 2014

  This is the story of someone who transitioned from female to male.   They were born in Nigeria to a strongly religious family. Rizi’s mother was especially antagonistic to Rizi’s way of being in the world – extraverted, non-compliant, not happy with the existing gender roles. Which eventually lead Rizi to study overseas, first [...]

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Today is Lung Leavin’ Day

February 2, 2014

This post is to alert you to mesothelioma and that some people do recover from it. One of these people is Heather von St James.  You can read her story here.  (It is one of those pages where you scroll down and a little text appears in a box as you scroll.) Heather had her [...]

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An Update from Evan

January 14, 2014

Things have been a bit quiet around here lately.   That’s because I’ve been in a bit of a funny place – not having a lot of drive or desire; just kind of floating along. I’m not frustrated; it isn’t unpleasant; I’m certainly not depressed. This is unusual for me – I’m quite a decider [...]

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Doing Less to Achieve More

January 8, 2014

I would like to recommend a book by Stephen Guise – Mini Habits: Smaller Habits, Bigger Results   It is that time of year in the blogosphere; where we tend to be deluged with posts about motivation, goal setting – and usually along the lines of dream big, be your best self, how to achieve [...]

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Hope You Have a Happy Christmas and Can Look After Yourself if You Don’t

December 25, 2013

  I hope you have a great time with those you love and who love you. With lots of fun and maybe a bit of indulgence too. If not, I hope you can look after yourself amidst more difficult times. It can help to: Use a visualisation like imagining you are surrounded by a force-field [...]

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Being Re-Awarded is Nice Too

December 22, 2013

One of the people I awarded in my last post (Marie at Coming Out of the Trees) has awarded me back.  These are the questions she asked me.   1. What was your last dream or nightmare about? The last one I only remember a fragment of.  It featured a librarian from a suburb I [...]

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I’ve Been Given An Award . . .

December 7, 2013

. . . which is rather nice. What’s more it’s been given to me by two people, which is doubly nice. It has been given to me by Ruth (whose blog is about moving from dissociative identity disorder – which used to be called multiple personalities – to integration) and by Mulderfan (whose blog is [...]

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