Category Archives: Life and stuff

  1. Book Review – Ashenden or The British Agent by W. Somerset Maugham

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    19 July 2017 by victoriaknowe

    A review of a recently read book by one of my favourite authors

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  2. Short fiction – A Cure for Listlessness

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    16 June 2017 by victoriaknowe

    A story where one person on a dream holiday trip is surprisingly less enthusiastic than the rest of her tour group. 

  3. Steps forward

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    8 May 2017 by victoriaknowe

    An update on the situation with my foot and some musing about how expectations change our perspective on things.

  4. Musical haze

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    4 April 2017 by victoriaknowe

    Watching live music is a fairly frequent element of my life in Graz. But as with everything, concert-going becomes a little more …
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  5. Getting around

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    2 April 2017 by victoriaknowe

    “You certainly get around” was a recent comment from an acquaintance. Choosing to take it as a compliment, I agreed heartily and …
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  6. Just enough

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    24 March 2017 by victoriaknowe

    Being happy is more than expecting things to go your way. True optimism is about adjusting your perspective so that your expectations are in line with your situation. Then you will realise that life gives you Just Enough.

  7. Silver Linings

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    20 March 2017 by victoriaknowe

    Every cloud has a silver lining… So the expression goes. It’s a funny thing when you think about it literally. …
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