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Alex MacFadyen

Alex MacFadyen is a muppet-identified writer, bookworm, and creator of strange liminal creatures. You can find more of his creations and musings at Critter Lab on Wordpress.

Mastering the Art of Losing

The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. – from “One Art” by Elizabeth Bishop Caring about anything is always a risk, because, as Elizabeth Bishop said, the art of losing […]

What’s wrong with dating a clone?

I don’t believe in fate, but I do sometimes find that logic fails to explain circumstance. I recently had the experience of finding someone on a dating website who was theoretically a 99% match for me, but was unfortunately categorically unwilling to date me due to the arrangement […]