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Feedback Friday :: Summer in Amsterdam

work completed :: 1 script rewrite / 15 copywriting jobs / 1 hour of teaching hours of Dutch learning :: 2 ish (but lots of osmosis – listening intently in gym changing rooms, that kind of thing) physical exercise :: 5 gym visits, a couple of hours of cycling, a couple of hours of swimming metaphysical… Continue reading Feedback Friday :: Summer in Amsterdam

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Feedback Friday :: Panic Attack

No time! For the next six days I have so much work to do that I will definitely have to miss out on rather a lot of sleep. How exciting! It’s not just SEO stuff neither. It’s also very interesting translations and a hugely enjoyable scriptwriting job. Plus I’ve managed a good 85% routine adhesion and… Continue reading Feedback Friday :: Panic Attack

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Feedback Friday Sunday :: Soft in the Middle

work completed :: 4 copywriting jobs (1 whopper) / 1 hour of teaching hours of Dutch learning :: 4ish (poor start) cycling accidents :: 1. I got my front wheel stuck in a tram line – classic – and clattered to the ground on my left knee. I wasn’t particularly hurt though, and there was… Continue reading Feedback Friday Sunday :: Soft in the Middle

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Feedback Friday :: So It Begins…

work completed :: 6 copywriting jobs / 2 hours of teaching hours of Dutch learning :: 0 books being read :: 0 physical exercise :: bit of cycling weight :: 13st (182 pounds). Yes! I made it to my target weight with the help of a big push last night, finishing most of the crap that was in the fridge. Now, today,… Continue reading Feedback Friday :: So It Begins…

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Feedback Friday :: Brexit Comedown :: Ryan Noon Does Not Care

work completed :: 12 copywriting jobs / 2 hours of teaching / 1 weird voice recognition job for our technological overlords hours of Dutch learning :: 1, plus I hope, some learning by osmosis books being read :: 0 countries won back :: 0 continents lost :: 1 physical exercise :: I lugged stuff from place to place – sometimes… Continue reading Feedback Friday :: Brexit Comedown :: Ryan Noon Does Not Care

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Feedback Friday Wednesday :: Time Flies

work completed :: till when? Friday or today? You see what happens when a good routine is treated badly? Let’s say Friday :: 8 copywriting jobs (one relative whopper) / 3.5 hours of teaching homes found :: 1 hours of Dutch learning :: 0. It’s the calm before the storm. books being read :: 0 physical exercise :: none.… Continue reading Feedback Friday Wednesday :: Time Flies

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Feedback Friday :: Limbo

new job leads come good :: 1 work completed :: 10 copywriting jobs / 3 hours of teaching homes applied for through Facebook:: 18 responses received :: 8 open letters written to Amsterdam :: 1 concrete responses to letter :: 1 viewings planned :: 2 hours of Dutch learning :: 0. As soon as I… Continue reading Feedback Friday :: Limbo

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21 Reasons I Would Make the Perfect Housemate :: An Open Letter to Any Wonderful, Interesting People with a Room to Let in Amsterdam

Alright, let’s just get straight into it. We’ve no time to waste here. Basically, like a hundred thousand other people, I’m looking for a place to live in Amsterdam. So, with that in mind, here are some things that you – potential housemate – should know about me. And if it seems like I’m boasting… Continue reading 21 Reasons I Would Make the Perfect Housemate :: An Open Letter to Any Wonderful, Interesting People with a Room to Let in Amsterdam

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Feedback Friday :: I Am in Holland

new job leads :: 2 (both rather nebulous at this stage) work completed :: 7 copywriting jobs / 2 hours of teaching hours of Dutch learning :: 0. Although I was introduced to this guy, although not literally. books being read :: 1. The How of Happiness. physical exercise :: I carried some real heavy… Continue reading Feedback Friday :: I Am in Holland

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The Ulysses Contract :: Desperate Measures

Today, some time before 8pm, I will stop smoking tobacco. As in, forever.  I have said this before. And I have failed to make it so. This time, however, I believe it will be different. Thanks in the main, to the monstrous sociopath pictured above. Although really, it could be any monstrous sociopath. The reason… Continue reading The Ulysses Contract :: Desperate Measures