• A small poem for a friend that’s gone

    Are you the one who keeps waning the sunlight after the rain? All to yourself, While running so carelesslydown the road that I despise See Something beyond that hill? Is it a sight my eyes have never seen? TheFerkel 2020

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    Posted on March 24, 2020 by
  • Advice on managing extended periods away from the World

    Here’s a few tips for people who are currently self-isolating: Hold fast to whatever is waiting for you on the other side. It doesn’t matter it feels foolish, or whether there is certainty of it happening exactly as you plan in the end. Hope can deliver us from the darkest of days. Be goofy AF…. Read more »

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    Posted on March 24, 2020 by
  • During trying times we can use words to soothe our souls and relieve pain

    I believe the national day for poetry has come and gone without me posting anything – mostly because I’ve been in a mad rush to stock up on DIY materials before all the stores are shut down. And with each day, my sense of dread and doom increases as I see no escape from the… Read more »

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    Posted on March 23, 2020 by
  • Un Couteau Dans Le Coeur

    I watched a movie this weekend – French, 2018 – about a serial killer that would target Gay people who appeared in cheap pornos. Badly acted, filled with absolutely forgettable characters (both the actual movie and the movie within the movie), it did offer one good insight. When the leading lady fails to seduce the… Read more »

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    Posted on March 15, 2020 by
  • Undone – the analysis of time travel and regret

    I really like it when a show decides to go off the beaten path and have some deep conversations about family structures, loneliness and time warps. Combine this with some stunning visuals and you have “Undone” (on Amazon Prime, sorry Netflixers)

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    Posted on February 22, 2020 by
  • BoJack Horseman on Death (Finale)

    It is really, really hard for people to get endings right. It was a running joke in IT Chapter 2 and while the writers think it’s good, the legions of fans will soon come screaming and petitioning for a re-do as it wasn’t well done. Lost, Dexter and more recently Game of Thrones have died… Read more »

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    Posted on February 16, 2020 by
  • 15 beautiful pictures from Romania

    The Romanian landscape is approximately one-third mountainous and one-third forested, with the remainder made up of hills and plains. The climate is temperate and marked by four distinct seasons. Romania enjoys a considerable wealth of natural resources: fertile land for agriculture; pastures for livestock; forests that provide hard and soft woods; petroleum reserves; metals, including… Read more »

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    Posted on February 10, 2020 by
  • Judah – BoJack Horseman – sings for Princess Carolyn

    Guess who’s hooked on the new season of BoJack Horseman? While I think I’ll make a later post discussing the views of “toxic masculinity” and “Hollywood media accusing established actors for past transgressions” another time, there was a scene in the new season which absolutely blew me out of the water. One of my role-models… Read more »

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    Posted on February 5, 2020 by
  • Legion or to the nature of delusions in schizophrenia

    Delusions and hallucinations are probably the best-known symptoms of schizophrenia. They are dramatic and are therefore the behaviors usually focused on when schizophrenia is being represented in popular literature or movies.

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    Posted on January 27, 2020 by
  • Spinning Out – Or the story of a bi-polar skater

    ♪ Everything I want ♪ ♪ Comes at a cost ♪ ♪ And I want ♪ ♪ It all ♪ While I was watching this Netflix drama about a skater trying to overcome her previous trauma and trying to make it to the Olympics doing pair skating, all I could think of was “don’t stick… Read more »

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    Posted on January 25, 2020 by