2017: Without Comment

Presented without comment: My favourite photographs from 2017. I’m working on a post about the year, but this is a good start. 2017 was packed with great stuff, and had opportunities for some of the best photographs I’ve ever taken. I’m ready to explore some more in 2018. For reference: January-April 12 = Busan and…

Ten Things You Don’t Know About Immigration

Hey readers, this article got picked up by Economy, a website devoted to demystifying economics and making it personal. Check out the version that got published here.  Being married doesn’t always help you to live in the same country I’m from the States. My husband is English. This is a problem, in spite of the…

Two Weeks

“Bullies never prosper,” I say aloud in class. “Unless, that is, you want to be President.” It’s two weeks since the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America. It’s high time I said something about it. I am running on approximately 600mg caffeine, 2 hours of sleep, nine…

Three Days to Go…A 101 Year Old Throwback

It was the 5th of November yesterday, and we had a little fun with the tradition of burning the Guy on Gwangalli Beach in Busan. Not exactly the same Guy as the unfortunate gunpowder scapegoat from 400 years ago. More a 2016 version.

Blowing Your Mind with the Political Compass

I first took this quiz, written in fairly shitty HTML that is nostalgic for all those in my generation, in maybe 2004. It was around the time that I first began watching the Daily Show. I was a leftie then, even at age 16. This was around the time I regularly wrote to my senators about…