Monthly Archives: August 2012

Worth a thousand words: Google images

Sometimes my imagination just isn’t enough. I need a picture. It’s worth a thousand words, right? I’ve been working on a short story that’s set on a farm. While the story itself is complete fiction, the setting is very real.

Worth a thousand words: Google images

Sometimes my imagination just isn’t enough. I need a picture. It’s worth a thousand words, right? I’ve been working on a short story that’s set on a farm. While the story itself is complete fiction, the setting is very real.

Plagiarizing life

Under normal circumstances I have no problem swapping life stories, telling friends or strangers about living in New Orleans when hurricane Katrina blew through or about daily life in a New Zealand city that’s suffered three pretty big earthquakes and

Plagiarizing life

Under normal circumstances I have no problem swapping life stories, telling friends or strangers about living in New Orleans when hurricane Katrina blew through or about daily life in a New Zealand city that’s suffered three pretty big earthquakes and

Why Dickens might hate the iPod

I unplugged. By choice and necessity. My friend had told me there was a spot on the hill near the historic Anglican church (closed due to recent earthquake damage) where I could get cell reception. I never found it. Not

Why Dickens might hate the iPod

I unplugged. By choice and necessity. My friend had told me there was a spot on the hill near the historic Anglican church (closed due to recent earthquake damage) where I could get cell reception. I never found it. Not

All things creative

Welcome to On the Quiet Path! Deciding to write a blog is a huge commitment. Not only that, it’s also a bold leap out of a private life and into the wider world where, it seems, so many people have

All things creative

Welcome to On the Quiet Path! Deciding to write a blog is a huge commitment. Not only that, it’s also a bold leap out of a private life and into the wider world where, it seems, so many people have