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Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll: A Translation

Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll is a nonsense poem. Half the words are made up and the other half are also made up. So why is it that the nonsense words conjure up such a clear image of what is going on in the poem? 606 more words



Due to not being quite prepared for spring break, I took an unexpected blogcation. Sorry. But we had fun playing in Orlando without forking out the money for a Disney park ticket. 309 more words


Springtime Sinus Symphony

‘Twas sniffling in the drippy nose,

Eyes dry yet weeping pollen away:

All mimsy are my sinus groves,

And the itchiness outgrabe. Edit


World poetry day.

So today is world poetry day!

I haven’t looked at poetry since i was at school! But i thought i would share the only poem i know off by heart :) 171 more words


Day 80 - A book quote a day. Lewis Carroll: Beware the Jabberwock, my son!

‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves

Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;

All mimsy were the borogoves,

And the mome raths outgrabe.


‘Beware the Jabberwock, my son! 164 more words

Conversations In A Minivan

One of the best parts of my week is driving my oldest son and his best friend to their karate practice. Not the driving part. Driving sucks, especially driving a minivan. 559 more words


February 2015

01 NTU Application begins!

It’s nice knowing that your lecturers haven’t forgotten about you and were so willing to write appraisals for you despite you not having been the most high-profile student in school :’) … 369 more words