comprehension (300)

she studies. at first it's one book, trying to understand how the world works. she'd been told this one book would help in her search for knowledge, but all it does is raise further questions. she ruffles the pages, trying to estimate how many hundred more she should drag her heels through before she finishes… Continue reading comprehension (300)

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and here we have progress

1.) 2011: he's encouraging me to do something more, go out of my comfort zone and put my work out there for the world to read. right now it's a handful of repetitious poems and a couple of semi-short stories. this site looks easy to use; it's tricky at first, but it looks like fun and… Continue reading and here we have progress

Scholarly Nature

Monday = daily prompt day. What's life without whimsy, after all? So, yeah, learning style. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool reader, solitary as solitary. I learn by the written word. Photos or pictures work too, kind of: with words, I can untangle the hell out of them. If there's a difficult sentence staring up at me, I… Continue reading Scholarly Nature

The Curious Mind’s List

This one's an easy one for me: create a list. There's something deeply satisfying, to me, about a list. Carefully constructed, maybe with bullet points, headings and subheadings and a spot of colour-coding. However, all of that is a bit finicky for a sleepy Friday night, so I'm going to list for you subjects and classes… Continue reading The Curious Mind’s List

Studying for Fun

The other day I learned about a magical site where you can learn all kinds of stuff online, free. Basically as far as I can tell it's structured like your regular university class, but done with videos and stuff. My perusal of the courses revealed no immediate human evolution, about which I was disappointed, but… Continue reading Studying for Fun

Seeking Knowledge

So, you guys, I have a bit of a conundrum.You see, I took my exams in June and in July I was told I'd finished my degree. All stuffs completed, all requirements met, eligible to graduate... So right now I'm looking for a job. I interviewed last week and proved that I can be awesome,… Continue reading Seeking Knowledge

On New Things

I laughed when I read the prompt. I laughed and laughed.Because the question being asked - how long have you got? There's a lot I'd like to learn - patron saint of curiosity here - so let's skim the shortlist, shall we?-Astronomy. I can look at pretty pictures and that's it. Start putting in the science… Continue reading On New Things