My birthday was on Friday. February is a strange month to be born and my birthday always feels like more on an inconvenience than a celebration; though celebrate we did. Having a turgid hangover and feeling guilty that nothing had been blogged for over two months, I decided to get my writing cap on and … Continue reading The Importance of Elsewhere.
Patriotism is one thing when arguing the merits of Costco, the addition of the letter “U” to the word ‘Colour’ and the correct method of playing pool (whoever invented the “ball in hand” rule needs shooting.) Its friendly banter between fellow english speakers and can cover all subjects, including sport. The FIFA 2010 world cup … Continue reading Running With Son Gee Jung
I’m stuck. For a good nine/ten month period I’ve been delaying and delaying my date with the reality police on the decision to stay or go. They’ve recently come a’ knocking. So I tried to make a snap decision, flipping a coin, taking Kobe-style free throws at my laundry basket with socks, rolling duct-tape across … Continue reading Here’s To The Future
To keep anyone aware that they’re my friend, I‘ll give them hell. If I don’t, it’s because I don’t know them well enough yet to know how they’ll react; which means we aren’t that close.
Continue reading Jeju Banter
My family are always finding new and interesting ways to make itineraries for holidays as cumbersome and as arduous as possible Continue reading Chinese Reunion
So, my lack of Costco-philia was mainly due to the fact that for me it held almost zero relevance as I don’t know half the American brands that exist, which is in itself a talking-point:
“So you’re telling me that you DON’T have Twinkies in England?”
(Cue a look of severe pity: “poor guy, I’ll bet he has a tiny dick as well”) Continue reading Cultural Exchanges
It can be likened to the saying of: “less is more” (which I always like to throw in on dates, just to cover myself) Continue reading The Kid With The Cloud Balloon