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two Matts

Whither Kevin Rudd? To or from China? Matt Schiavenza muses here, and Matthew Stinson follows up here. All I know about Rudd is that he just won the Aussie election, he speaks Putonghua fluently (did he major in Chinese?), and he used to work in the Aussie...

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definitely

Definitely getting my chilli tolerance back. In fact, I'm going to have to start really pushing the limit. It's been so long since I had a good chilli rush.... So last night I cooked up a big pot of rice (so that I'd have leftovers to fry today- it makes...

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could it be?

Could it be that this afternoon I made some real progress on catching up all that paperwork that I want out of the way before my parents arrive? Wow. Amazing. I'm treating myself to a bottle of Dragon Seal dry red wine as a reward for an afternoon well...

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the matrix approaches

This may seem odd coming from somebody who seems to live more online than off, but: There is something really scary about the way society is going, especially in relation to technology. It's hard for me to explain, let's just say that the more time I...

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progress?

So I managed to make some progress in catching up on that long-overdue paperwork today, thanks to the power being back on in the computer building (there's not much sadder than a Computer Science department with no electricity) and a well-structured Thursday...

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停电

Well, so much for putting more money on the internet account and catching up with that paperwork- stuff that needed to be done on the office computer. Somehow the computer building, where our office and the internet office are located, has had no electricity...

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broken

Somebody broke my bike. It was parked at the bottom of the stairwell. Yesterday lzh noticed that the lever for the front brake had been snapped off. I guess sometime on Saturday night somebody accidentally knocked the bike over, it landed awkwardly on...

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which Scotland?

Spotted in the convenience store up the road: A box claiming to contain whiskey, alleging said whiskey was a product of Scotland. But something about that box made it difficult to believe its contents were actually produced in the Scotland that makes...

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