From theguardian: Revered author Ba Jin dies aged 100 ‘s a good age to go, though sad that he suffered from Parkinson’s. 家 (Family) was such a seminal work, even a banana like me read it. Took me forever though… (almost 6 months)
OMG! I want!
For a fine serving of chicken yoghurt fare, you must read this.
My first experience of American sports went well enough, although I’ve lost my hearing in one ear…
where cats have wings and pigeons don’t Spoiler alert: no plot developments posted, but you may not want to know anything anyway. Mirrormask, yet another collaboration by Neil Gaiman and David McKean, was everything I expected it to be. And since I can’t write a review to save my life (argh, when will i ever […]
Tagged by the curious hamster for a meme on where bloggers write their “pearls of wisdom”. Ha! I’m much more likely to cook sago pearls than write wisdom. And since I’m avoiding writing work-stuff again, and waiting for the cable guy (who is now three-quarters of an hour late), here is a photo of my […]
In today’s theguardian*, Stuart Jeffries talks of understanding our neighbours and, in particular, their religions. Although I’m an out-and-out aetheist, I understand his point about not just “tolerating” our neighbours’ differences, but “understanding” them instead. I was fortunate enough to attend a secular school as a child, which did not enforce its religion on me, […]