Ageing hipster in traffic in Kabul. Rocking some serious frames on those glasses along with the Russian style fur hat.
Despite it being winter and the flies taking a break, but there always seems to be someone setting up shop on the banks of the Kabul River to sell Fly Spray.
Male writers tend to get asked what they think and women what they feel.
In my experience, and that of a lot of other women writers, all of the questions coming at them from interviewers tend to be about how lucky they are to be where they are – about luck and identity and how the idea struck them. The interviews much more seldom engage with the woman as a serious thinker, a philosopher, as a person with preoccupations that are going to sustain them for their lifetime.
When you want to get good at something, how you spend your time practicing is far more important than the amount of time you spend. … Regular practice simply isn’t enough. To improve, we must watch ourselves fail, and learn from our mistakes.
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