Good old Bilbo

私はあなたの半分が私が好きであると同時に半分も知らない。私はあなたの半分以下、半分以下が好きです or 私はあなたが好きなだけ半分を知らない。私はあなたの半分以下、半分以下が好きです   I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve. ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring


170215 Teacher: You bought a house when you were 28? Student:  Yes? Teacher: How? Student: I think I was just lucky. I found the right company, had the right job, met the right people, and earned good money. Teacher: Hang on. I am 28 and I haven’t bought my own house. Does that mean, I’m…

Fast Fifty Tag

I was bullied by Avon to answer these fifty questions in Facebook. However, since I personally believe people don’t actually read long stuff over there, I think the best venue is my blog. At least, I can pretend that people actually read my answers before they hit the ‘LIKE’ button. ^_^ 1. What’s your favorite…

“I must have some drug, and reading isn’t a strong enough drug now.”   C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed

Student of the Week

Teacher: Can you give me some tips on how to be taller? Student: You can be a cat, have nine lives, and be born again.

Teacher of the WEEK

Student: I like Bon Jovi. That’s why my name is Jovi. Teacher Von: I’m Von.


“Me: I am already tired of working. Student: Why are you tired, your students are very cute.”

Literary Constellations

I chanced upon this website when I was looking for an interesting read in . I am astounded that someone out there has taken time to make these literary constellations. How I miss Structure of English. Constellations of first sentences from each chapter of short stories Source: Literary Constellations