Author Archives: m_syme

About m_syme

A lost mind and a rogue scholar.

Technologic

Thursday, 4 December, 2014 Dear Reader, A thought has been often recurring to me. That is, how might I go about my studies if it were not for technology. To fully relate my meaning I ought to relate how it … Continue reading

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The Nature of Knowledge

Monday, 1 December, 2014 Dear Reader, I want to write daily, yet, as you know, I must divide my time carefully. I long to be able to apply this craft I am developing, so that I may spend my working … Continue reading

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The Vocabulary List, and a Setback

Monday, 10 November, 2014 Hello Dear Reader, I do try to keep you informed, but lately I have been occupied with other tasks. First it was a mild sore throat, which, days later after subsiding, suddenly returned after working my … Continue reading

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My Edification

Saturday, 21 September, 2014 Dear Reader, The skies are more blue this morning. I prefer the fog and mist, but I can work in either. In my last letter I informed you of the tests I have been taking with … Continue reading

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The Oral Exam

Saturday, 20 September, 2014 Dear Reader, I just got off work – my “day job,” that is – and will enter into sleep soon. The Autumn is finally setting in. I can feel it’s winds, and this morning I see … Continue reading

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Time Spent

Monday, 15 September, 2014 My Dear Reader, Where have I been all this time? It has been nearly a year since my last correspondence with you. Maybe you heard. In short, I lost my way. Not entirely, you see, for … Continue reading

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October’s Last Letter

Friday, 4 October, 2013 My Dear Reader, I have had a good start today. The weather is cool, but there’s light. I’ve set the fan in front of the heat radiator, pointing into the room. Usually the breeze from a … Continue reading

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Confused Ambition

Thursday, 3 October, 2013 My Dear Reader, I am having a hard time. I am lost and confused, and my ambition is failing. I have a skill. I speak Mandarin Chinese, and I am experienced in culture and philosophy. As … Continue reading

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Re-enlightenment

Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 My Dear Reader, As of Saturday, September 7, I have been unemployed. I’m on a new path, a professional path. It may start small, but it will grow big, I suspect. Previously, I was working for … Continue reading

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