Went with my niece and Char on our yearly trip to the great Tivoli here in the city.
She is 6 years old, my niece, and ready to ride the roller coaster 8 times during such a day, 5 in a row.
She would’ve wanted to do it more times, if we had not run out of time.… Read more
I had difficulty sleeping in the early hours, as so often these days.
My mind was racing, feelings with echoes of anxiety throwing my focus around like a pinball – and very much away from sleep.
I think it’s a combination of old scars from the days when I was hospitalized perhaps further back, and natural nervousness about becoming a father – a major life change.… Read more
I went downtown again today – to the office AAK has offered prospective entrepreneurs, without or without registration anywhere, to network and work for 3 months.
A new group of unemployed, receiving insurance benefits, are given the chance to mingle with ‘the real entrepreneurs’ there. I am one of them.
That is part of the pitch when the insurance organisation, AAK, sold the new office space: You see, we could get “inspiration” from the pros!… Read more
As I took the metropolitan train downtown, I remembered how last night we had a roleplaying game session online.
Yes, roleplaying. It’s still a thing. For us, at least.
This was not like the old times in our childhood town, when we met around a table in a friend’s attic.
This was pure bits audio over the Internet, but even purer socializing and definitely the purest fun – like a band who has come together to play music for 25 years.… Read more
I was considering for the nth time today if I should sign up for the limited entrepreneur programme of my insurance scheme.
It means I can be an entrepreneur a limited no. of hours per week.
I will have to deduct everything I earn from my unemployment insurance which I currently receive for another 46 weeks or so.… Read more
Today I was close to being momentarily caught in despair.
Over not having a job.
Or an income from other sources – such as an enterprise, large enough to cover my living costs.
And over my insurance running out next year.
And that a child is coming along for the ride some months before that.… Read more