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OK, this is slightly spooky

Just as I typed the last post, knock on the door; my Swedish translation arrived. It looks really cool; the cover has Steel-bunz snapping the spine of one of the skeleton tomb guardians. Fate or coincidence? Or..ahem…prophecy?

Why we need human translators

Ran a couple of paragraphs off Swedish pages through an online translator and found: Simoqins prophecies ( clip , 428 variant Ordbilder Sheepish , art.nr: 16719) Price : 129: In an shine in an forest am standing a stale statue. Wide the statue had three generation of prince behead. But this gangway happens somewhat other. … Continue reading

Horns, dilemmas, etc

Devil me on left shoulder: Chuck it all. Again. Go write another bookMe: No. I like not being broke. And you look ridiculous in a red bodysuit, by the way.D.m.o.l.s: Come on. You know you want toMe: Shut up. I like all the stuff I’m doingD.m.etc: Really?Me: Go awayAngel me on right shoulder: Well done. … Continue reading


Basically I’m a Jedi

You scored as Cultural Creative. Cultural Creatives are probably the newest group to enter this realm. You are a modern thinker who tends to shy away from organized religion but still feels as if there is something greater than ourselves. You are very spiritual, even if you are not religious. Life has a meaning outside … Continue reading

Meme in the momorning

Total Number of Books I Own: 280 in Delhi, many more in Cal. Have no idea how many, we have a fairly large family library at home…but are those books I own? Anyway, the Delhi number is constrained by the space I have to keep books (minimal) Last Book I Bought: Am on a fantasy … Continue reading

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June 2005