A few years ago, I tried to watch some movies. I failed. Now I’m trying again. I’ve got about 70 to go. First up, The Matrix (and watching the entire trilogy, as per my first goal.) I’m also aiming to read 100 books this year. And sleep at some point. We shall see.
“How do you describe yourself – an expat, lovepat, immigrant, international etc ?” It’s one of the questions on the Dutch News’ 10 Questions interview. It’s also a question I occasionally get asked. Expat, short for expatriate, has a long and sometimes problematic history. The word comes from the Latin terms ex (“out of”) and … [Read more…]
I just finished up NaNoWriMo again. 50,000 words in a month is a lot of writing, especially when you’re holding down a (more than) full time job. I didwell with the scheduling and wrote a lot on the evenings and weekends, so while it took a pretty big toll on my personal life, it was … [Read more…]
I wrote awhile ago about trying out bullet journaling. By day two, I hated it more than liquorice. I toughed it out for a month and somehow managed to not dump lighter fluid all over it and light it on fire when I was done. Afterwards, I was still left with the problems I had … [Read more…]
I have a confession. I have a hickey. Actually I have several hickies. I don’t know how this happened. Ok, I know exactly how this happened and I enjoyed every minute of it. But, as I stared into the mirror and was overcome by a mixture of horror and shame, I wondered why hickies are … [Read more…]