1% full 200 2X2 5 to1 5% 8 9 to 5 abundance adjustment Adolf Hitler airport album Alexander Arguelles anal animals animation Arabic Argentina Asperger's audience ballet Bangkok Barbar bargain beard bedtime reading Bette Davis blank body language Book A Brac books bookshelf bookshop brainwright busy café Cat in the Hat catch catch-up change of mind chanting cheat China chinks churn class clean-up climate clues collection combination comfort zone commuting comprehensible input compulsive reading confession continue continuum conversation assistant couch potato Danish demonstration devanagari alphabet diaries dice dishes disinclination double-Dutch doubling up dress up Dutch Dutch TV dux E Saxelby early morning enculturation energy enjoyment enroll environment ESOL Eureka Excel expectations exposure fail family Famous Five flax weaving flow fluency folders forty French movie frivolity fun game get Get used to it Globish gluten grab bag Greg Bear habit hackquisition Harry Potter havoc hear highlighting Hindi hindrance home run Hotere House how long? hyper-choice improvement individualize instant recall intention interference internalization interpreting interview Invaders ipad issue James Heisig JK Rowling Jules Verne kanji keystone habit keyword Kindle knowledge lederhosen legacy level Light Wide & Shallow Lingo Linguaphone listening loan logo look Maeve Binchy maintenance Maori meeting memory MERLOT metaphysics Mexicans Michel Thomas milestone mirror image mismatch momentum Mosgiel Library motivation mp3 multi-task multiple Musashi Miyamoto narrative New Zild Newbian no notebook notes noticing novelty numerical nutshell Oma opportunity opposite organization outline overload pair parallels passion pdf pedagogy pendulum people Phase 2 Pirate Bay plan plasticene play Polish publication push puzzle questionnaire questions rain rationalization Reacher readwalk recollection red rubber ball Regent relocate repitition resource restrict return review right-brain Robert Heinlein routine Sachi sailing school fair Scribes secret senility sentences serendipity share sign language Simon Sinek situational skim sleep SMART Solitaire sort space shuttle Spanish speed split-screen sprouts start Stephen Fry stereo stories streamline structure stuck success Sue Barton summer school sustainability Syria thanks thirds Three-Mile Hill Tim Ferriss time tool touching base Trade Me transcript travel trial triple play trust txt ultimate resource uncle undecided universal application Universal Language Universe All Language unplanned Van Gogh video walking when? why? wide front winter work world wrong Xmas YouTube

Saturday, 17 June 2017


And so I was listening to Voor Adams Tijd (in Dutch) as I walked. 

I hadn’t been paying it full attention. I had other things on my mind. When the 20-min piece finished—the 5th of about 18—hang on, I’ll check—yes, indeed—and the next part was about to play, I hesitated.

I wondered what was better. Should I repeat the 4th, or should I go onto the 5th?

As it happened, I went on and did a little German instead, but only after deciding that in general it’s probably best to simply let a story play on.

No comments:

Post a Comment