Wednesday, 2 June 2010

Death of the Rant Machine

I promised I'd update at least one more time, and here I am. I find myself in the port of Amsterdam at the moment, on a ship which has just arrived here from Copenhagen. We do not have many breaks but there is time enough for a quick note before dinner.

My good readers, my beloved friends, I do no longer have the time to keep and update a blog. I do not even have enough to expose myself to the popular culture which frequently becomes the topic of my writings. I have little free time, and that which I have, I spend it all in my cabin, reading the books that I have taken with me, or going to see me girlfriend in her own cabin (yeah, I'm in a relationship with one of the waitresses on board, a Brazilian who is a true girl of iron).

So this leaves little time for the Rant Machine. To all those who are reading me and have read me, thank you for your time and attention. It was nice to have a blog and it has been useful and gratifying in more ways than one, so I'm sorry that I cannot keep it up.

I belong to the sea now. Until next time we meet on dry land, and until an improbable (who knows) resurrection of the Rant Machine, farewell, and stand me now and ever in good stead.

John Silver, a.k.a. Andrea Tallarita.


Mory said...

It's been fun.

Amandan said...

Your polylinguality must come in handy there. I thought that you'd have a good bit of free time on a ship.

maxratul said...

wow... big news indeed.
Give me a call if you drop by at India.
Or, perhaps we can meet if I manage to go to Brasil 2014 :D

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Anonymous said...

You stop writing and Roma falls apart! C'mon. Your club and your city need you!

John Silver said...

I'm flattered that there's still people hounding around over here. Sitemetre says I still get regular visits. :)

I'll think of coming back, but I really don't think I can write about Roma anymore. You don't get to see much football on a ship. In the meantime, thanks for the interest!

Mory Buckman said...

"Sitemetre says I still get regular visits."

Yes, I'm still waiting for the day you decide to start blogging again.