Christine Blackthorn

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In "real" life, I am an academic with degrees in Political Science, Economics, Philosophy and Law and an insatiable desire to confound, baffle and disconcert my students. Someone once suggested to me the reason for my stories lay in the desire to offset the tedium and rationality of academic life. He wasn't an academic or he would have known better. It is best to use research against tedium, students to offset the rationality and an unlimited supply of stressballs for the faculty meetings. The stories? Well, they are just for me - like a mental manicure. ...more

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Christine Blackthorn No idea - I never have had to.
Christine Blackthorn You are never alone, never bored - at all times you carry your stories with you in your head.
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Moving in the Times of Corona “Shit, I forgot to call the...

Moving in the Times of Corona

 

“Shit, I forgot to call the moving guys.”

In case you are wondering, three o’clock in the morning is not a good time for this thought, in particular not the day before you were supposed to move. But then, this is the “move that wasn’t”. Covid 19 has had a wide reaching negative effect on many aspects of society, the economy and even our political structure – the fact t

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By My Side... A Valentine's Day Story by Christine Blackthorn
"i have no idea what's about and i'm not sure why it is under the dark category when absolutely nothing is dark."
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"Didn't really know what to expect going into this one. I love paranormal romances and figured "Huh, orcs, interesting." Can't say I've ever read one where an orc was the romantic lead.
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Christine Blackthorn Aya wrote: "Wow, how many degrees do you have?! An academic indeed.

Virtual chocolate for your consumption... ;)

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Yeah - I might be a little bit of a freak there. You know when little kids cannot stop asking "Why"? I got stuck at that developmental stage - it annoys people enough that they let you go study it just to shut you up. Hehehe


message 1: by Aya (last edited Apr 27, 2014 08:18AM)

Aya Wow, how many degrees do you have?! An academic indeed.

Virtual chocolate for your consumption... ;)




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