Japan and Great Britain have so much in common that it’s surprising to me that the media hasn’t adopted this theme and made a movie out of it or something. They’re both island nations, they’re empires, they really, really like plastic model kits. Most of the plastic model kit stuff you find is from Japan
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The biggest problem faced by anyone who tries to do trailblazing work is a lack of credibility. It’s not that people don’t believe you, it’s that they can’t figure out a way to trust information coming from just one source. One of the great things about our modern academic system is the way the new
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I had some trouble this morning thinking of the word “slump.” I had to ferret it out from among other, similar words stashed away in my mental file cabinet. Rough patch? Hard going? Personal downer? I finally rememberd “slump” and immediately thought of why I couldn’t recall it. I usually have a memory issue when
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I’m currently writing a guide to brush buying. This will go up tomorrow. I’m also trying to learn a few things about customizing this blog. But no amount of wishing will make it happen. So I’m currently spending time and energy trying to figure out, for myself, some of the “basics” of WordPress blogging. For
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