Get your English back to where it was…easy peasy!

How does this relate to you learning enough English so you can communicate with your own little carpet munchers? Maybe you already understand and even speak English when you travel, and you’d just like to practise a bit.

Tell me another story about baseball…oh, the humanity

Explaining baseball and trying to get across my love for the Cubs

Few Europeans can get into this weird antiquated game that such a small segment of society understands, or even wants to. How to present it to them, when they have little or no context

never as right as right now

Here I am at some ungodly hour up in the night waiting for a sporting event to just get started already.  And I’m trying to imagine a thing I’d be more excited about…just can’t do it.  What about a World Cup Final? If Germany made it all the way to the title game? Been there,… Continue reading never as right as right now

German baseballers go for glory

Here’s Douglas Sutton‘s article in The Munich Eye about baseball in Germany: German baseballers go for glory. Thanks Douglas. Great article. You didn’t even know we had baseball over here, did you? I’ve written about the game before, because I associate it with both my dad and my Nana. It’s one of the only things I miss about living… Continue reading German baseballers go for glory

always fifty-five

To me she’ll always be fifty-five. Isn’t that odd? When I was a certain age, my Nana was fifty-five. And no matter how much older she got, she was somehow still fifty-five to me. Now she’s died and memories of her are swirling round my brain, but there’s still a part of me that thinks… Continue reading always fifty-five

inconceivable misunderstandings

Everyone should have a philosopher in the family. Not necessarily one with a degree and limitless awards. Not that there’s anything wrong with those things. I actually like it that some people out there are still making a living writing scholarly books about philosophy. That even in this postmodern world we still need folk who… Continue reading inconceivable misunderstandings

now that’s old

Was reading Andreas Heinakroon‘s blog earlier today about immortality (what I got out of it? the idea of living forever isn’t all it’s cracked up to be), and I got to thinking about something I find curious (before I forget, here it is: Immortality is overrated) The thing I’ve been thinking about? It’s not a big… Continue reading now that’s old