Seriously, Kurt Andersen?

Thoughts on becoming a proud non-winner of the Medium Writers Challenge

Medical imaging of my heart by Samuel Scrimshaw on Unsplash

With a Capital D

Why don’t we prompt the entire internet to write about DEATH?

The extent of my photoshop skills. Clockwise starting with Olaf: Photo by Megan Thomas on Unsplash, Photo by Jordy S on Unsplash, Photo by Максим Власенко on Unsplash, Photo by Min An from Pexels


When a woeful lack of preparation is met with elemental wrath

None of these were ours. Picture taken a 7 am at our campsite in Yamanashi Prefecture.

A Turbid Path

And the expert advice I rely on to make it through the fog

Photo by Jérémy Stenuit on Unsplash

Photo by Isaac Davis on Unsplash

Power Platitudes

The field is overflowing with truisms and vapid feel-good storytelling

It wouldn’t be an article about leadership clichés without this fine gentleman. Cropped from a photo by the excellent bruce mars on Unsplash

Polyglottic Pet Peeves

Stop shoving your number in my face

Photo by Michelle Phillips on Unsplash

A genius who speaks 7 languages!

Losing inspiration

Parting wisdom for an uninspired writer

Photo by Ava Sol on Unsplash

Protected Expression

A gentle reminder for all those complaining about censorship

Photo by Wynand van Poortvliet on Unsplash

Alex Steullet

Writing to get better. Tokyo-based polyglot with a degree in human rights. Travel | Humor | Language | Society. Find me anywhere @alexstwrites.

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