Tag: gaiman

I took my last 2 days of call break some weeks ago. On my first day, I ran all my errands, one of which was to open a new joint bank account with my mum. I wore my RJ shorts, the psychedelic oversized tie-dye t-shirt that S gave me, and slippers. The banker that spoke to us […]

The Art of Asking; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Apart from her thesis that people can and should ask for help, Amanda Palmer makes a collateral point: that her social media relationships are real and authentic. Although she “tightens the […]

Horror films rarely win awards, because of their hackneyed scare tactics. So when the ratings and reviews (90% on IMDB’s Metascore, 96% on Rotten Tomatoes) for Babadook started pouring in, I got excited. The problem was finding someone to watch it with. After being rejected 5 times, even after filtering out people who would not consider […]

“I couldn’t get you to the ocean, but there was nothing stopping me bringing the ocean to you.” – Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane We are oceans, deep and dark Where raging storm and surface calm Churn against horizon stark As sirens sing alluring psalms We plunge the abyss of our souls […]