Had a “Expat Bad Day”

One of those days, you know. Probably the kind everyone who’s lived abroad can remember having felt, when everything one dislikes about the place one is staying decides to up and slap one in the face. Everything. We’ll just say that the bus driver didn’t break my foot, that the name of the building I […]

Sychophany and Other Bewildering Behaviours

Some behaviours I find baffling, but I can understand (or at least I can rationalize) after a moment’s reflection. For example, the other day I was taking a bus home, and noticed that all the women getting off the bus were immediately running off into the dark. I am not exaggerating. Four women got off […]