Taiwan: Mic Checks, Sleeping In, Your Self & Others

Loved Taiwan. The food was ace, the weather although with pouring rain in the mornings was still very pleasant. Lost a couple of umbrellas here so I assume we'll be coming back! I'll explain: I remember when I lost a beautiful green and blue scarf in Berlin back in 2009, my Mongolian friend said to me … Continue reading Taiwan: Mic Checks, Sleeping In, Your Self & Others

I wanted to but I couldn’t: A short rumination about personal failure inspired by another episode of Game of Thrones

My last post was about the love and honour embedded in the willful act of becoming someone's champion. Today's post is about wanting to do so and failing because this is precisely what happened to Prince Oberyn in Season 4, Episode 8 when he could have won but instead got his head smashed in by Gregor Clegane. … Continue reading I wanted to but I couldn’t: A short rumination about personal failure inspired by another episode of Game of Thrones

I will be your champion: A short rumination about love and honour inspired by a scene from Game of Thrones

Oh lord, I am doing a Game of Thrones related blog post. I didn't see this coming at all! But given my media background, love of writing, and constant commentary of film and TV plus being a millennial who needs to have an opinion of everything on the blogosphere (ha)--- here I am. Background: This past … Continue reading I will be your champion: A short rumination about love and honour inspired by a scene from Game of Thrones