In response to Cardinal Guzman’s Changing Seasons challenge.
I spent the night marking English tests. There was about a hundred left to go when I started, and I finished by six in the morning. It wasn’t due to […]
In the light of my continuing if receding flu, I’ve embarked on tea treatment. Let it be stated for the record that I hate tea and never drink it, unless I’m […]
I like to think that I’m fiercely independent. That, of course, requires a degree of toughness. It’s all fun and games and cats to live alone, except everything else. Since […]
In response to Gray Days and Coffee challenge.
I hate the work of marking students’ tests almost the least. It’s not even a work—it’s just more or less mindless checking or crossing out as appropriate. If I had […]
I’m like Mara in wonderland in my new job. I graduated from and used to teach at a traditional old university, where all things and people are ancient, crumbling and […]
I’m back to school and I hate to admit that I don’t hate it. My new temp job at a low-ranking business university brings me back to teaching—English as a […]
My social visit to the government institution I frequent and hate the most, the employment agency, neither started nor ended well, as I, being a nihilist to the core, naturally […]