Blogs of the Round Table

July 2017: ‘Denouement’

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Once the immediacy of time draws to a gentle rest, there are still the odds and ends to sweep up. These moments of quiet, or reflection, or picking up the pieces are worth considering indulgent and important. The denouement, or perhaps more…

June Roundup: Time

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Although we are separated by great distances it is nice to be back in your lives, internet friends, no matter how or when you come across this edition of Blogs of the Round Table. ‘Time’ is something we implicitly care a lot about…

June 2017: ‘Time’

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Hello and happy spring to all you lovely readers of Critical Distance. For those keeping score at home, I’ve been a touch discombobulated in the last few months, or as I like to describe myself: “Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!” In any case, I am thankful…

May Roundup: Responsibility

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I feel like the world asked a lot of us this past month. Responsibilities come in all sorts, and sometimes they can catch us when we’re least prepared for them. All the same, we soldier on as best we can. This past…

May 2017: ‘Responsibility’

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The division of time is almost entirely arbitrary, the calendar a human construction to give structure to what is otherwise just time passing. However, standing on the threshold of a new coming month feels like a new chance to make good on…

January 2017: ‘Healing’

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Another year passes and the world is a little different. It’s pretty normal at the start of a new year to look at how things might change over the course of the next 12 months. At the end of 2016 we covered…

November-December Roundup: Illness

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Pardon me, sorry I didn’t mean to wake you. Are you feeling any better? Gee, you look much better. For what it’s worth, I appreciate that you’ve pushed on through the holidays and I hope you’re on the upswing. That’s right, for…

November 2016: ‘Illness’

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Ugh, it’s been a rough week trying to work up the courage to post November’s Blogs of the Round Table. With the weather taking a turn for the worse my fellow mammals and I have been seeking sanctuary in the great indoors. While…

October Roundup: Tricks and Treats

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Ah Halloween, a day of cosplayers to threaten their neighbours with mischief in exchange for a sugary tribute. Yes, it’s a season for both ‘tricks and treats’, and our contributors for this month’s Blogs of the Round Table have brought us some especially…