September 17, 2020 in Dag

My taste in music is totally uncool. What chance do my books have?

Every week, I’m faced with the same question. What do I post in my blog. What can I add to the massive amounts of information already churning through the world. So the wheel in my mind spins around again, and comes to land on one of my regular topics. Today, we’re back to the subject

September 10, 2020 in Dag

My midlife crises have had midlife crises

I’m not going to tell you my age. Though I’ve gradually become more comfortable about revealing my innermost feelings on this blog, there are some things that are still too private. Admittedly, some of my cultural references might give the game away, just a little.

September 3, 2020 in Dag

I am an introverted adrenaline junkie

Being an adrenaline junkie seems kind of cool. You often see them on the telly. People who are jumping out of airplanes or off cliffs, or swimming with sharks, or speeding around racecourses, or doing other sorts of crazy things designed to get their hormone levels buzzing.

August 27, 2020 in Dag

The best ideas come when I’m away from the screen

Like most other writers, I’m a bit of a sponge when it comes to writing advice. After all, it’s difficult to avoid. Wherever you travel on the internet, at some point as a writer you’re going to end up at some kind of writerly place, and you’re going to find writing advice coming at you

August 20, 2020 in Dag

I’m fussy – but not that fussy

I like to use this blog to reflect on all the wonderful qualities that make me the strange and delightful person that I am. And one of those qualities, possibly one of my most defining qualities, is my fussiness. I’ve always been fussy. When I was little, I used to drive my parents mad. I