Posts Tagged ‘meditation’

From dream: Don’t monkey with the meta. Alan Watts was in my head and said there is the source which you can’t access because to do that or go back there you need to be dead. Then there’s the meta, which underlies and lays out all of your possible life options. Then there’s the things you commit to and the things you actually do. But lesson one of school, beyond sit down shut up and listen, is don’t monkey with the meta.


If there’s one thing I hate about blogging, then there’s probably a bunch of other things too. My main bugbear is the continual need for new content. Blogs are hungry beasts. Much of what gets written is ephemeral and has a short shelf, no matter how much time you spent on it. With that in mind, I planned a series of ‘best of graffiti living’ posts with curated links to evergreen content from the archives on particular themes. Then I read my blog and realised that most of it was shit.

Time passes. It is going to pass no matter what you do. So, you may as well spend it in the company of your novel. Take time out of your busy schedule to sit with your novel. It is better to sit there and struggle and stare at it than to avoid it altogether for fear of what will happen, or for the fact that you find it hard to do. Just sit there, set your watch. (more…)