Two weeks I ago I taught my class before the one-and-a-half week Toussaint holiday. This terminale (the final year of high school) class was the first class I ever taught. It consists of mostly boys who told me about the virtues of pimp rap during our first session together. They were [...]
It’s been a while, I know. I come bearing no quirky cultural encounters but with a life update, so please indulge me.
It’s been hard to update because sometime within the past month and a half, I’ve carved out a little life here in Taipei. It’s not quite exchange but maybe only [...]
I have been brought up to have a fear of Chinese people. My parents have always voiced an annoyance and fear about mainlanders and mainland China, otherwise known as everywhere outside Hong Kong. Our time in Hong Kong confirmed this feeling as general sentiment held by other Hong Kongers. Carry your purse [...]
I was told by a Norwegian that alcohol was so expensive in her country because of the heavy taxation stemming from strong religious beliefs held by a minority of the population. This contradicted the what I had read about the majority of Scandinavians identifying as Lutherans, but few actually practicing religion at [...]
Originally I had planned to post two video from the Amsterdam Bibliotheek but wasn’t able to figure out how to show both without messing up my layout. I mentioned I’m a little behind on my coding ability yes? But it seems from the comments some people are misconstruing my thoughts about the OAB vs the [...]