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Category Archives: Fleeting thoughts

Distinguishing Scandinavian Countries for Dummies

by timst on June 27, 2016

Ok, so I’ve been around Scandinavia for four years (three years in Sweden, nearly one in Norway), so I’m starting to appreciate the differences between the countries. However, if you’re anything like me before I moved here, you’re probably thinking, “Wait, there are differences? I usually just use the names interchangeably, as in “It’s so cold in the apartment, I […]

Time Management

by timst on November 30, 2014

Today we’re going to talk about a favorite topic of mine: time. The end of 2014 is rapidly approaching, and that got me thinking, as those milestones often do, about how fast everything is going. I realized that a long time ago of course; I think I was actually 16 when I first noticed that not only things were […]

Aside: How I write

by timst on December 23, 2013

Some people have asked me about my writing process. I am by no mean a professional blog writer, or a professional writer, or really any kind of writer at all. I just type things and hope they don’t sound weird. But when I do that, however, I usually use some external resources. I’m going to […]

The life map

by timst on June 7, 2012

Lately I thought up a sort of framework for relationships, their evolutions and life in general. It turns out that it explain / rationalize a lot of things, so I wanted to share it with you. The basic idea is that life, reality and everything is represented by some sort of map, on a blank […]

SOAP Opera (part 1)

by timst on May 27, 2012

Is it a fact – or have I dreamt it – that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time? ― Nathaniel Hawthorne   I wonder how many broken relationships, missed connections and unfinished conversations were due to the carriers’, […]