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cygnoir.net
Writer of fiction, chronicler of foibles, wrangler of chaos. Newly-minted librarian & Yankee expat in Edinburgh.
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  • Departures, a return to interactive fiction. 4 months ago I have been in love with interactive fiction ever since the first time I slipped the first 5¼” floppy of Infocom’s “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” into my Commodore 64’s disk drive. It was an intoxicating melange of Douglas Adams’ peculiar brand of surreal silliness, devious...
  • This Week 4 months ago Life I missed you last week. Every time I sat down to write to you, my to-do list glared back, so I wrangled that instead. The big event recently was FunkyPlaid’s reading weekend. Halfway through it I had the bittersweet realisation that it was our fourth and final time away with this great group...
  • This Week 4 months ago Life If I had one wish, it wouldn’t be a clever or altruistic one. I’d like to say that it would be, but I know myself better than that. If I had one wish, if that genie popped out of that Nutella jar and asked me what is the one thing I would want more than anything…
  • This Week 4 months ago Life When I was a little girl, I had a dresser drawer that was filled with small things, buttons and badges and beads, rubber animals, seedpods, scraps of paper. Among my favourites in this drawer — if I was forced to choose — were these teardrop-shaped faceted beads with an iridescent...
  • This Week 4 months ago Life This week started with a birthday bang and ended with a wistful whimper. First of all, thank you for your birthday wishes. It made my day so much brighter to hear from you. I smiled all day long. Well, almost all day long: that evening, poor FunkyPlaid got hit with a nasty flu. We...

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