Archive for July, 2008

Previously: Chapter One Anthony Trollope Good-good-good-good evening! When I was in year seven, I had an English teacher named Mrs K, whose favourite word was “incidentally”. We used to keep tallies on how many times she would say it during one thirty-five minute lesson. I think the record was seventeen. We studied books deemed suitable […]


I’m back from my holiday, which was great. I’ll probably write a little bit about it this weekend. But first, some therapeutic ranting. In January, I start planning a trip to China with K. We arrange dates, and I clear the time off with my supervisor. I ring the only English-speaking travel agent I know […]