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A letter to this brunette I was seeing for a few years

The first time I met you, I was still a child, innocent. It was probably a hot summer day, and I was vulnerable. You took advantage of me.
I approached you, and I head that noise you like to make, the one that would become scorched in my brain. A sound that I always wanted you to make when we met, and that I thought makes me feel good. At first you were a bit pungent, but then I realised you can also be sweet.

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Stop being a victim of clickbaiting

A few days ago, Facebook made an announcement about a change in the way you will see things on your News Feed.
This change was mostly about senzational titles, also called clickbait, or clickbaiting. Some examples would be: “You won’t believe what some celebrity did, click here to find out”, “Do you want to see which Hollywood star was caught naked on camera? Click HERE”, etc.
Of course, when you click, it’s either about something completely different, or it’s not even 10% as sensational as you were expecting. We all saw these types of clickbait on Facebook, so you know what I mean.

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Rating systems

Every single time I am prepared to write a review for a movie, product, restaurant, etc, I run into these devilish rating systems. You know the ones I’m talking about. Sometimes they are little stars, with a range of 5 or 10, or other times they aren’t even stars.
Goodreads, Amazon, Audible, IMDb, Google, Yelp, Tripadvisor, they all use them. How do I figure them out ?

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Lucy, The Movie

Taipei. I feel like the director is trying to tell me something. The message doesn’t seem to come across. Everything feels weird and out of place, more so than it should at the beginning of a movie.
Ah, the action begins, or does it? There is a lot of chatter in a language I don’t understand, and apparently neither do the characters. Yes, bring in an interpreter, that will help.

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Working from home: Getting started

It’s been more than one year since I started working from home, and I love it. The journey was bumpy, but very enjoyable.

Many people I know, or even new people I meet, are surprised to hear I work from home. Most of them wish they could do it, so they ask me for advice. Here’s why I’m writing this.
Some of them imagine I stand around all day watching day time TV, so they don’t take me as seriously as they should, but that’s a subject for another article.

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