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Not a Bucket List

Do you have a bucket list? A list of things to do or accomplish before you die. I’ve never had one, and then starting looking into it the other day. Copy-pasting anything cool that I could find into my list. Without discretion. The list is now a hundred or maybe two hundred items long. All [...]

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Spawnfest

This weekend I’m spending on Spawnfest. A programming competition over 48 hours.

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Leaving Paraguay

I’ve changed country. Two great weeks at the Black Cat hostel have come to an end. I was looking forward to another adventure. At least that’s what I chose to call it. In reality it’s just one very, very long bus ride. Twenty hours according to the time table. In reality it turned into twenty-two. [...]

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How to Follow a Blog

When I started reading and following blogs I had a list of bookmarks in my browser. Every day, or once a week, I looked at all those sites to see if something new had been posted. Sometimes rereading half, or more, of an article before realising that I had read it before. Someone then introduced [...]

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JCI Asunción

Today I attended a board meeting with JCI Asunción. Once more humbling my Spanish. Great people though, with impeccable English. The fast parts of the meeting were lost to me, but I could catch some general themes.

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How to Become a Great Writer

As you may know this blog writing hobby of mine has a secondary purpose of making me a better writer. So, how do you become a better or even a great writer? Well, part of it is reading. Read what others have written. Read what interests you. Read what catches your fancy.

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Making Money From Blogging

A lot of blogs have a post with that – or a similar – title. I can tell you in one easy step how to make money from blogging (spelling suggestion: flogging):

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Phone Cancelled

I’ve finally accepted that I no longer live in the UK. Phone service at £15 a month for something I will use maybe a week or a month a year seems stupid.

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Work and Career

But what about working? Your career? Are you looking for a job here? Questions similar to that have been brought up during my travels more often than I expected.

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Short Changed

A few days ago I arrived in Asunción, Paraguay. It was in the middle of the night and as tradition now has it, I had done zero research on the city (or the country) before arriving. In need of local currency, and possibly not in much more need of Argentinian pesos, I went to a [...]

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