Today is a big milestone for me, but one that I easily could have missed if I wasn’t paying attention*. It is exactly 10,000 days since I was born. Not sure what to make of this occasion because it has been a very long time since I’ve thought about my age in units any smaller … Continue reading
Happy Chinese New Year! 恭禧發財 or ‘wishing you [are] prosperous in the coming year’! Today marks the start of the Year of the Horse, which will run from now until the 18th February next year. More specifically, as each year is also assigned one of the Five Elements, 2014 is the Year of the Wooden … Continue reading
Living with other people can be tough at times, particularly if you’ve gotten used to living on your own before. For example, someone can be driven slowly potty when living with a ‘rollophobic’ by his or her pathological inability to change the loo roll. As such, sharing your living space harmoniously requires both patience and cooperation, … Continue reading
Winter is coming! The long summer seems like a distant memory, and the icy Winds of Winter approach. To mark the change in season, this week’s post reveals the Stark truth behind a fearsome ‘ice age’ predator: the direwolf. For those of you who spotted my not-so-subtle hints – you’ll know that this post has … Continue reading
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