Daily Archives: 08/08/2005

Language upgrade

Well, here goes. Hold your horses. As from now, the primary language of this weblog will be English.

I think.

Is the ambition.

The thought of switching has led to intense self-scrutiny, has caused mild anxiety attacks and is not something I take lightly. I’m not saying that I possess the means to make myself as comprehensible as I did in Danish, but, if all goes well, it will extend the conversational space and lube up some of those connectivity-dynamics. Besides, I do 99% of my reading in English, most of the webtools I use have English interfaces, and finally it might put back that creative distance in my writing I felt I had, when I was blissfully unaware of readers. For a long time I’ve been censoring myself, because I felt the readers were too close. The chances of meeting some of them here in Copenhagen is quite big, and by changing language, I can act as if they don’t exist anymore.

Drawbacks: reverse engineering of the wordpress-template, an eerie sense of betrayal, and the potential estrangement of existing readers…

Let’s see how it pans out. My tailor is rich.