The Last of London

Today was the last day in London for us. For now. It’s here, this transition. The last days at work are done. The send-off drinks with friends and coworkers. We woke up at 11:00┬áSunday in our room. Our first married room. It was all as it had always been. The buntings from the wedding on…

Writing Bravely

It’s terrifying to write, at times. Terrifying to put oneself and one’s thoughts out there for all to see. Terrifying to wonder what others will think–worse, what they will say–about your latest blog post. Terrifying to contemplate what strangers might conclude on the basis of only words. One has to be brave to write. Being…

Accent Shift 2014-2014: April

Sorry for the lack of editing, and the lack of analysis. I haven’t posted an accent video in months due to a combination of being too busy, being too apathetic, and having a little bit of a crisis of faith in Linguistics. I’m posting this for your analysis, therefore. What accent do you hear? Do…

Making Modern Art at the Tate Modern

It’s all about art imitating life, imitating art. And photos taken front he perspective of the paintings in the main gallery. I absconded to the Tate Modern on the south bank of the Thames last week, feeling like a sneaky artist for just walking into a world famous museum without paying an admission fee. Inspired…