THE PLAN – in regards to my books.
Dear Dazai, There’s a real vulnerability to putting yourself out there. A hesitation where you constantly ask yourself if what you’re doing is really the right thing. It’s worse when you have to keep doing it over and over, and even with the practise, it … Continue reading Am I enough?
I’m a time travel nut. Honestly, I wouldn’t have any hesitation in jumping in the nearest time ship should someone offer it to me, if they existed of couse. But Kate Mascarenhas’ book, The Psychology of Time Travel, makes me hesitate a bit. A bit. … Continue reading The Psychology of Time Travel
Dear Dazai I’m having a bit of a media renaissance at the moment, a time when lots of media I’ve been imbibing has been exactly what I’ve been looking for. For the most part. There’s been stories lately that have really captured my attention, even … Continue reading Offerings
Akutagawa Ryūnosuke is probably one of the most famous authors to ever emerge from Japan, even if people aren’t familiar with his larger body of work, ‘Rashōmon’ was made famous with Kurosawa Akira’s famous movie of the same name. There’s a literary prize named after … Continue reading Rashōmon and Other Stories
Dear Dazai (and other awesome people) I realise that I haven’t been here this week but I’ve been very busy and a little overwhelmed by everything that’s happening. In fact, for a moment, I reconsidered doing this at all. It seemed like everyone was going … Continue reading Media Sommelier
Dear Dazai, I had always hoped that given our similarities that perhaps when you embarked on each work, there was a part of you, no matter how small, that might have questioned the purpose behind it. That you might have taken the wrong step, that … Continue reading L’enfant terrible