Sunday Spinnings, The Code Book


I keep watching a lot of French television so that I can improve my listening skills in the language. Yesterday I realized that even with the sound off, and a French reporter translating from English to French, I can still see the American politicians mouth the same code phrases. Last night I realized that these […]

Don’t be Just a Tourist: Think!


From theflamingvegan.com: Living in Nepal, every day I see Western tourists enjoying the marvels this ancient city has to offer: the ornate temples, the colorful cultural traditions, the food-stealing monkeys and most of all, its rich biodiversity. In South Nepal, there are several opportunities to go on jungle safaris. The popular way to do this is […]

Sunday Spinnings


A few weeks ago I read a novel in one day. It was Gillian Flynn’s bestselling, “Gone, Girl”. It was basically the story of a crazy couple and I believe the reason I kept reading was that I wanted the craziness to stop. I remember feeling a sense of dissatisfaction at the end. There was […]