It’s Been A While; Have Some Wine; Die Leiden des jungen Stadden

I have, for the past month or so, been relatively busy for the first time in quite a while. But now I can rant about wine for a while!

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“Memoirs Of The World Chancellor”: Short Story By Stadden

I’ve never published anything, and this is perhaps not the best way to do it. But I want to test it out on you all. I wrote this short story a while ago, and edited it heavily in the past few days. I think it is finally in a somewhat presentable draft that is good enough to show off until I can find a real editor.

The idea came from a question I have always bounced round in my head, and which I will gladly explain in the comments, if you want. But if I told you the question itself, the story would be ruined.

Enjoy! Tell me if you guessed the ending early on.

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Books I’ve Read: Because Schooling Is Not An Education

Current read: Capital In The Twenty-First Century

Having attended an American high school, I read far less than any person should actually have read in his life. In America, all that matters are the sciences and maths. If you study anything else, you will become homeless, and you will die. Thus, there’s not a lot of great literature on the reading list. I know, everyone complains on other blogs about how much better reading lists were a hundred years ago in our schools, which is true, but this won’t be one of those posts. Yet. Continue reading “Books I’ve Read: Because Schooling Is Not An Education”