Learning

  Today I'll leave you with a classic track witch touches on learning.   [amazonad] Thanks for stopping by. I hope you're enjoying these A to Z Challenge posts, and that you'll call in again tomorrow. Until then, happy reading and blogging.     If you want to catch up on some great blogs, check out some of the others on the A to Z Challenge

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F#*”!

If course language offends you, leave, have a great day, and call back again tomorrow.       Today, I'm talking about one of my pet dislikes. I won't waste emotion hating something, but this just ticks me off. You'll see it in many posts and comments, as I'm sure many of you have. What I'm referring to, is the annoying use of ‘f-bomb’ instead of 'fuck'. One of the reasons it annoys me is that when you read ‘F-bomb’, what word do you hear in your…

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Writing In The Gulf of Panama

Some days it feel as if years have passed since I have been at sea, yet in reality it has been just a few months. This morning, as I warmed up for my days work with a third coffee, I looked at the track of my last voyage to see where I was last year on this day. I was three days out of Archipelago De Las Perlas, and one hundred and twenty miles west of Buenaventura, Colombia. I was fighting a…

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Lessons amongst the waves

It was windy here in Odenwald yesterday. We walked through the thick pine forests in the late afternoon, protected from the wind and enduring the light rain. I was glad not to be at sea. Last year at this time I was getting ready to transit the Panama Canal. After that transit, came one of the most arduous sails I've ever experienced. I'll not bore you with the details, but for those interested there's more here. When I moved ashore last November,…

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Are most writers odd?

If one reads many of the online articles claiming to pigeon hole writers, there would seem to be only one way to go - straight to the nut farm. There can be no doubt that it takes a particular personality type to sit in a cave for eight hours a day eschewing all attempts at contact from the outside world. The Internet abounds with anecdotal evidence of this strangeness amongst the writing elite. Stephen King has even admitted to one or two…

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