Tag: commute

Zombies’ Night Out

People swarm and swell And form a dumb mass Of bodies to fill the train Their vital signs are sound Except—they are dead And there are too many of them […]

Intimacy with Strangers

Elbow to elbow | Thigh to thigh The guy on a packed bus | Sitting next to me No | On top of me He’s in my personal space | […]

Developing Your Eye I: Only Connect

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye I. Today’s obvious photo prompt asks to connect. I did so on several levels. I shot a horror snap of railway tracks, railway being […]

Developing Your Eye II: Straight Edges

Part of WordPress’s photography course Developing Your Eye II. I wonder if edges can be straight (as I claim in the title). For the purpose of this post, let them be […]

What I Hated the Least Today 151/365: Trainspotting

Whenever I don’t know what to blog about, I blog about Trainspotting. It’s my favourite childhood film (sic) and one of my favourite books. The book is better than the movie, […]

What I Hated the Least Today 149/365: Last Day

My last day at work (for the moment, not forever) started early and poorly. The night before, my Wi-Fi had died in my arms and despite the tender loving care […]

What I Hated the Least Today 146/365: Nostalgic Nonsense

It’s my last week on teaching duty and I’m getting somewhat nostalgic about it. Not about the teaching, which I find a thoroughly depressing experience, but about my commute ritual. I […]

What I Hated the Least Today 140/365: Ticket Collector

*In this post nothing happens.* My country’s public transport operates on a self-service system which places responsibility and trust in the hands of travellers. The passenger is required to procure […]

What I Hated the Least Today 123/365: Commute Cycle

After six weeks of commuting and teaching, I have settled in the routine so well that I perform it while semi-conscious. Today I perfected the drill and went through the […]

What I Hated the Least Today 109/365: Certified Regular

At some point when I wasn’t looking, I became a certified regular commuter (CRC). You know you are one when you find yourself on first-name terms with the staff of […]

iPhriday: Golden Hour

In response to Gray Days and Coffee challenge.

What I Hated the Least Today 104/365: That’s My Spot!

Since I’ve been off antidepressants, whose side effect was apparently depression, I’m so Zen, which is so unlike me, that I’m scaring myself. Among the appalling symptoms that I now manifest […]

What I Hated the Least Today 94/365: Snowhite

I recently joined the ranks of most people and equipped myself with a tablet. I was resisting for a long time because I regarded tablets as luxury tools of entertainment […]

What I Hated the Least Today 89/365: College People

Continuing in my leg post streak, here’s a photo of a curious arrangement I found in a shopping window. I’m not sure if the choice of bodily parts plus the […]

iPhriday: Bus Commute

In response to Gray Days and Coffee challenge.