Welcome to my blog. I write about fitting in, sticking out, and missing the motherland as a serial foreigner.

August 28th, outsourced

Hmm, not much this week. But:

I'm sure you heard about the boy who accidentally punched a hole through a $1.5-million-dollar painting. And there's video. AND he was holding a drink in his hand at the time (insult to injury).

I can't stop reading one-star Yelp reviews of national parks. Sometimes people are the worst. [HT Amanda]

I loved learning more about JRR Tolkien's fascination with Finland! [HT Ariana]

Oh! I almost forgot these teachers singing Les MIs. Warmed my heart, and admit it, they weren't half bad at singing!

Language victories

August 2015 books