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Terse tweeters and taciturn texters, come revel in the polysyllabic brilliance of the literary essays and short stories detailed hereafter –
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Also, enjoy vicariously my experiences of, and musings on, Southeast Asia.

Present location: Bangkok, Thailand

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For my transgressions and failed conquests, I blame a former self, and to the me-to-be of my future, I entrust my righteousness and greatest achievements, while here my present-self-I sits idle and without guilt or impetus, all the while becoming a former self onto whom all consequent blame is shifted.

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On the Merits and Limitations of Egotemporal Dissociation

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Shared too by phone, TV, and every intermediate therebetween is the egocentrism (or what Wallace goes so far as to term ‘solipsism’) of their operation – there is little doubt that Wallace would find the, now lexicographically-accepted-if-not-welcomed, noun ‘selfie’ a darkly amusing confirmation of his prescience.

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‘E Unibus Pluram’ Twenty-odd Years on

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