INTERROBANG

Musings on life, the universe and an elephant named Flobo

  I know it is probably the same for everyone who is engrossed in creating something, whether it is a work of fiction, a painting, a melody (hopefully not those creating life). We as humans tend to be our own worse critics. Yes, I know that people exist who by outward appearances don’t admit that …

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Each of us wear different masks throughout our lives. Some are off and on with frequency, set to protect us in social situations and work environments. Some masks, we struggle to remove. I have discovered that I generally wear a number of masks on any given day, depending on the situation I am in and …

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I will be the first to admit that one of my all time favourite movies is that holiday favourite “Love Actually”. I love watching the interwoven stories unfold and yes, I do find myself screaming at the Telly every time a certain character is about to stray from his charming English wife – the friend …

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All of us are different colours, different backgrounds, dreams and hopes. However, there exists a couple of universal truths – something I am sure would actually be universal if intelligent life anything like ours does in fact exist. Each of us stumble through life with a major nagging thought ringing through our heads. It is …

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I have always believed in the freedom of belief, as long as those beliefs and the actions taken due to said beliefs are not negatively affecting the lives of others. Seems simple enough. Over the years, I have been asked many times what my religious beliefs are. It seems that a lot of people are …

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It has always astounded me with just how much stock people place in horoscopes. I have known people who refuse to date others based on star signs. Some also wait to read the weekly horoscope in the paper before making any decision more important than “what shall I have for dinner tonight?” Some important things …

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In a world of sensory overload brought about by the glare of smart phones, fitness bands and a fully “plugged in” society, it seems to have become increasingly common for us as a society to throw the blinkers on when faced with something that we don’t wish to view. I have covered the topic of …

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