Category Archives: Questions by Ciara

Bellybutton fluff, why?

You’d have to ask the belly button fluff. ‘Why you look so sad, belly button fluff?’ I just had a look, I don’t have any right now. I was thinking of leaving it resting on my laptop, just by the … Continue reading

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Won’t you take me to Funkytown? And if you would, how would we get there?

I think the important thing is the out of sorts, quite satisfying but largely unrecognisable introduction. I would take you there. But I’d have to take you somewhere utterly different or at least stranger immediately afterwards. I don’t like to … Continue reading

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If misery loves company, what does happiness love?

Ice cream? Realistically though, the answer is either ‘also company’ or ‘it doesn’t really matter’. Happiness is quite content on it’s own. Misery feels more vindicated if it is shared, but happiness generally just cascades around boistrously, knocking down anything … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today, what surprises will you find? Extra points for detail, minus points for over reliance on the negative effects of climate change, etc

So, I’m kinda trapped in a trap here. Not the one you’ve intentionally laid for me with your tricksy point system, but a simple semantic pothole. Anything I can tell you about wouldn’t be a surprise. How could it? I’m … Continue reading

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In a battle between bees and spiders for world domination, which would win and why?

Bees are already in decline. It actually leads me to wonder whether a diet with or without honey is ethically responsible. Bees occupy an important part of the ecosystem, mainly for their actions as pollinatory transit systems (they rub flowers … Continue reading

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Is it, in fact, nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune? And if not, what is the alternative?

Don’t you know your Shakespeare? The alternative is to ‘by opposing end them’. In context, the question is focussing on whether or not Hamlet should kill his step father (also his uncle) for killing his father (which technically, he may … Continue reading

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How would one go about relighting one’s fire?

Right now, I really wish I knew. The only hope I’ve got is in this apple I’ve got here. Give me a moment. *** Okay. Sometimes I think that all my problems could be solved if I just remembered to … Continue reading

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