Accent-orise

I found myself sitting at a table with a group of friends recently in an in-depth conversation about accents. How do our lives affect the accent we have? And why …

Traveller Vs Tourist

“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, I thought. Travellers don’t know where they are going.” This quote is cited by Paul Theroux in his book The Tao of Travel from The …

Curtain Call

[Curtain Rises.] Life’s funny isn’t it? Walking down the street yesterday on our way to see a new French movie, Olaf and I were discussing how we were shocked by …

2013 In Review for TLG

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about …

In Another Life

I attended a fantastic writing class on Monday night at The Wheeler Centre. I was on a high after having completed my first day at my new job – training …