Author Archives: yablon

infiltration of emoji

I’m feel we ought to discuss this overwhelming infiltration of emoji. These weepy/winking faces, clapping hands and dancing women have taken over our heads, words and minds. Even those with ridiculously high IQ seem to be substituting curious pictures for wordy … Continue reading

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Are you a sharer?

A partial sharer? Or maybe an over-sharer? In our socially dominant world, it feels curiously imperative we fit into one of these rigidly defined categories. For example: He’s not a sharer. Private remains under lock and key and He finds … Continue reading

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paper love

A book before it is opened. An unscathed sheet of textured watercolour paper. A glossy magazine with a clean spine. Rolls upon rolls of unused wrapping paper. For me, all of these are new beginnings, the cherished feeling of starting … Continue reading

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Master Pan

This week I’ve mostly been thinking about Peter Pan. Ever since I sat less than two miles away from Kensington Gardens (where J.M. Barrie first introduced this mischievous character to Wendy in her pretty nightie), I have been reliving the … Continue reading

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