Four Japans

I’m running a little short on time today, so please accept these four Japans: 1.        アース製薬| 巨大ごきぶりホイホイ開発実験 “Mega-cockroach trap” 2.       Nice peace 3.       Dancing man wearing a horse mask cooks …

Aitch

When you pronounce H, do you say “aitch” or “haitch”? I believe I’ve declared my preference in the title already – I’m an aitch type. I came across this interesting …

The Hays Code

[Spoilers for: Uncharted 3, Disney movies (The Great Mouse Detective, Oliver and Company, Atlantis, Tangled, Treasure Planet, Mulan, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, …

Review: Never Let Me Go

[Spoilers: I briefly discuss the main theme/issue of the book, which touches on a revelation, although I do not discuss the revelation itself. If you are very clever, you might …

Does Grammar Matter?

Another quick one this week – I wanted to leave you with this awesome TED-Ed video about grammar, which asks if it actually matters, and goes a little further in …

Fantastical Women

  Ever heard the argument that it’s “not realistic” to put more women in fantasy? Even when it’s a given it has magic? Dragons? Armies of the undead? Courtesy of …

Whoops!

Apparently I missed posting last week. I guess that’s what happenswhen you move house and start your second draft at the same time! The move is still underway, but I …