Bold moments in italic

In what feels like a different life at this point, during my final year in San Francisco I wrote a number of articles for an online publication called “The Bold Italic”. This was 2011 and while I’d been writing a great deal to that point, it was mostly for my website The Tender or a … Continue reading "Bold moments in italic"... >>

We’ve been here before and it was funny then

For some time I’ve found myself generally quiet on the personal writing front. A good deal of this is because the professional writing front has taken up a great deal of my time. Then of course there’s the Georgian wine book that’s just now gone off to the printer. Writing a book is a taxing, … Continue reading "We’ve been here before and it was funny then"... >>

Where did all the online news go, San Francisco?

On no level do I feel like I really need to stay completely on the top of the goings on of my former city, but at the same time, I like to check in and see what’s happening beyond Facebook IPO’s and some new restaurant opened by some guy from that place somewhere in New … Continue reading "Where did all the online news go, San Francisco?"... >>

Who knew Barcelona “travel specialists” were so “special”

I came across this tight bit of travel genius on Condé Nast, the official publication for the Association of the Voyage Impaired: Made for Spain has booked a car for you in Barcelona’s Sants Station—and supplied instructions on how to retrieve it. It’s a 90-minute drive north to Girona, the capital of the province of … Continue reading "Who knew Barcelona “travel specialists” were so “special”"... >>

Plagiarism is the new attribution

It’s generally a moment of “ah fuck” whenever I see a spike in stats on this little rag. Inevitably, it will always be to an old post which means people look at it and then leave, jacking up my bandwidth usage with my hosting provider, but little else as I don’t run ads nor do … Continue reading "Plagiarism is the new attribution"... >>