Guten tag! Today is the last Thursday of August in 2018, a day that will never come again (unless it turns out that time is recurrent and the universe is closed in the fourth dimension, which I suppose is possible).
I hope you’re all well. I myself am in a better mental state than I have been for the past few weeks, something for which I’m intensely grateful. I imagine that anyone reading my blogs with the hope of enjoyment is probably also at least mildly grateful. Reading something written by a person in a gloomy mood can occasionally be powerful, but it’s rarely much fun.
Speaking of fun, I got an amusing email from Amazon this week. It’s something that’s happened to me once or twice before, and I might even have written about it here; apologies if I’m being redundant. Anyway, the message came because, a month or two ago, I ordered a copy of my book Welcome to Paradox City to give to a friend of mine at work. Of course, Amazon has the very nice feature that, if you buy a product from them, especially a book, they encourage you to rate it and, if you’re so inclined, to review it. I thus received a request to give feedback about a book that I had written. Continue reading