Glancing in the rearview mirror

I'm proud to say that I tidied and organised my bedroom last night, extremely thoroughly. An inevitable part of going through everything you own is coming across those things you have kept in your lifetime. I'm not a hoarder, so only really important things make the cut. My mother has always dismissed nostalgia as a …

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Peter Boizot

Okay, so maybe I'm getting a bit sidetracked on this blog now...Peter Boizot is not an artist, nor is he someone I met in Russia. He's actually the founder of Pizza Express. Thanks to my spam e-mails, I discovered that it was his 88th birthday yesterday, and that he is a man with an incredible …

On Feeling Lost

Who hasn't ever felt confused about their identity? In no situation do we question it more, than when we're away from home, travelling, on the road. At "home", we usually find ourselves slotted in somewhere, like the right piece in a puzzle. We don't tend to question our personal identity because we're operating as part …

Watching the English Language Sort Of Taking Over

The spread and infiltration of the English language throughout Europe (and the world) is an interesting phenomenon. Going on the people I've met, non-English speakers┬ásee it as either a bad thing, or an inevitable thing. Perhaps they like learning and talking the language, perhaps they don't, but either way, it seems they don't have much …