Wild time

In recent posts I’ve been writing about time and some mighty interesting Utne Reader articles on time.  Whether we’re more important than our appointment book, how to expand time, living on Tokyo time and the politics of spontaneity. Now it’s time for some wild time. Jay Griffiths in this excellent article of the same name […]

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When it comes to time is spontaneity political?

Having recently returned from working in Africa I’ve been thinking about time.  A lot. In my last three posts I wrote about a great Utne Reader article called Our Schedules, Our Selves: Are you more important than your appointment book? by Jay Walljasper, Stephan Rechtschaffen’s article called How to expand time and Lynnika Butler’s article […]

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This thing called time: Tokyo time

Having recently returned from working in Africa I’ve been thinking about time.  A lot. In my last two posts I wrote about a great Utne Reader article called Our Schedules, Our Selves: Are you more important than your appointment book? by Jay Walljasper and Stephan Rechtschaffen’s article called How to expand time. In the same […]

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This thing called time part 2

Having recently returned from working in Africa I’ve been thinking about time.  A lot. In my last post I wrote about a great Utne Reader article called Our Schedules, Our Selves: Are you more important than your appointment book? by Jay Walljasper. Accompanying Jay’s article is a bold headline that reads “How to Expand Time”.  […]

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This thing called time

Coming back from working in Africa for a month I’ve been thinking about time a lot. A lot. Time flowed thicker there.  I was swept up in its meandering current.  I delighted in its unpredictability. Slipping back into the stream at home in Canada I observe myself getting annoyed if someone takes a few extra […]

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Polite notice: am naked and waiting

No, this isn’t a porn email, rather some overall musings on Kenya and Uganda. You often see public notices here start with ‘Polite notice….’ as in ‘polite notice; please check out by 10 am’. I like that, it’s poetic. Time runs thicker here. Am measuring time not in seconds or minutes but rather in hours […]

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