how about, instead of this ‘100 Happy Days’ garbage, we have a ‘100 days where people experience a normal range of emotions, and express that normal range of emotions on social media, without buying into the concept that their occasionally-unpleasant feelings are somehow unnatural and therefore must be ‘cured’ by purchasing lots and lots of consumer products and/or vastly-overpriced medicines’ challenge?
Sunset over the dunes, 05 February 2014.
So, I’ve ditched Australia indefinitely, in the hopes of finishing a novel or two.
I won’t be updating this blog much (if at all) during the overseas jaunt, but if you want to keep track of my adventures, please feel free to follow my travel blog: mattcookewantstoruletheworld
First post is linked below:
I remember the first time I was ever truly scared.
I was seven years old, sitting inside the office of our family physician, Dr. Keith MacArthur, and it had just been decided that I was going to be sent for an x-ray.
Now, to put this moment in context, there wasn’t any risk of broken bones at…