Charge the Hill.

Many runners write, and many writers run. Enough, so that it’s got me thinking about the convergence—if there is any—between lacing up to hit the trails and buckling down to hit the keyboard. On the surface, running and writing could not be more antithetical. Running, they say, is physical. The impact of each step radiating... Continue Reading →

A Checkered Past

Think you’ve got game?   What do you do when the living incarnation of sovereignty tries to stiff you for a well-earned paycheque? Obviously, you invent a mathematical model for reimbursement so confoundingly simple it will baffle the emperor, and so lucrative it will empty the emperor’s coffers. In short, you invent chess. The story... Continue Reading →

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