Ransom notes, chameleons and mumbled conversation (642 Project)

642 Things to Write About is going very well. I am nineteen things down, six hundred and twenty three to go and the book is already turning out to be the best present I’ve had so far this year. As Po Bronson says in the intro, it’s a lesson in self potential. I’ve been surprising myself with some of the stuff I’ve come up with over the last couple of weeks. There have been slow days, when the next topic on the list just hasn’t thrilled me (“Describe something you wanted badly and then never used”), but most of them have been great fun. Here are a couple of my favourites so far:

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