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A Review of Blackened Salmon with Kimchi Ketchup and Sesame Rice at the Alchemist

The man came over in shoes and a pinny and took our order. C ordered the ramen; I chose the blackened salmon with kimchi ketchup and sesame rice. 910 more words

The Second Pig's Screams

A short disclaimer: this Critical Takedown (hatchet-job) piece was written before A. A. Gill’s recent passing. The rather foul and hyperbolic descriptive work was used to attack his distasteful comments about animal cruelty, and his bizarre fictional farces. 1,821 more words

The Trivial of Today: Tom Harrisson's Mass-Observation in Bolton, 1937

An Anthropology of Ourselves

The blowpipe kills silently. The darts used in Borneo generally utilize the latex of the Antiaris Toxicaria tree for their poison, -Antiarin, and they are so toxic that a lethal dose for the average Japanese man would be just 0.68ml. 3,825 more words

Folding feedback into learning

Number #2 in an occasional series of short posts on feedback, appearing in no particular order

Last year, I visited a lesson in which pupils were analysing a newspaper article.  380 more words


Finals #1: Critical Writing

This week I’m facing the finals of the last year of Basic English Linguistics and Didactics studies. Two birds with one stone, I’m going to write about the exams as a resume for preparing to the modules, as a personal comment on the level and as a whole impression of the year or three years… 705 more words