First things first, I’d like to point out that I write about my interests. I don’t claim to be an expert in anything, or capable of offering any astounding insights into the media or any other serious issue. Practice makes perfect, so I’ll write about anything that tweaks my fancy and hope that next time… Read More Welcome
Got something completely random for you today. Having a writing research day, and decided to have a look at some of the prompt posts I’ve seen around. Found one, sat down, spent five minutes writing… something. And here it is. Likely an echo from a time long gone – how else would it come so… Read More Letter
Now, I know what you’re thinking; this one doesn’t write too much, is there any point in following or trying to contact them? I do in fact, try to write a little everyday, and am unfortunately cursed with extreme criticism over what it is I’m typing. Like, how many times in the past has this… Read More Minimal Maintenance
Holy crap. I’ve just binged a show that literally only one person has even mentioned to me, ever. To my memory, I’ve only seen it advertised on Netflix, and hardly to an extent where I felt the need to give it the 15 minute rule. If like me, you’ve waited seven years after its initial… Read More Black Mirror review
One’s first Christmas away from home – that is, the country in which you’ve spent a good twenty Christmases – is not an experience you’re likely to forget. Coming to Shenzhen last year was a difficult enough transition, but spending Christmas away from anything familiar almost broke my heart with homesickness. That’s right – who… Read More Merry Christmas!
If you know how to say ‘cheese omelette’ in french, it’s because of Dexter. – (this one actually popped up in a cheese-related search, and thus reappeared a week later whilst trying to teach a class. Helpful.) If tomorrow was a sick day, I’d miss work. If the zombie apocalypse happened tomorrow, we’d be… Read More Random Thoughts
It’s just ending the first month back to school. Next week will be Mid Autumn Festival, wherein the schools will close, and I, along with many other foreign teachers living in Shenzhen, will get one wonderful week off. There are many reasons I enjoy teaching here, rather than in the UK. Past plans for the… Read More Appreciation
It’s definitely been a while, but when a massive hiccough blows you off track, things tend to slip a little. I’m still reading, but writing about it is not coming as quickly as it did before, since I now have a job to think about. In China. Teaching Kindergarten. As you can imagine, going from hopelessly… Read More Update
Alone on Earth following the release of a deadly cloud of cyanide, you find everyone you ever knew or loved gone. Everywhere you look lie cadavers; victims of a poisonous cloud wasting away in the poses they died in. A grim notion by anyone’s standards – thank god it’ll never happen. Right? Serving as the… Read More The Purple Cloud
As much as I’m racing ahead with reading – already being halfway through The Purple Cloud, March’s choice – I seem to be falling behind with actually posting about it. Not to worry though; a game of catch-up will soon be in order! Everybody loves a good zombie movie. Our unnatural adoration for the undead… Read More I Am Legend
Ever think that, all our New Year’s Resolutions seem to contain, are orders to lose some things and deprive ourselves of others? It certainly made for a disappointing January, after the let-loose attitude so often associated with December. Around that time, anything can be justified by the single most popular phrase of the season; “It’s Christmas.” But back… Read More Do Llamas Fall in Love?