Monthly Archives: December 2014

New Year’s hangover breakfast

Oh golly, it’s New Year’s Eve! How lovely. I wish you all the very best for 2015, although I doubt many of you will actually read this, as it’s NYE and most people will be busy drinking by now. I … Continue reading

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Reasons not to make tiramis├╣ (and why we’re making it anyway)

It’s Christmas time, which means I’m hanging out at my parents’ place, trying to catch up with as many friends and relatives as I possibly can in the limited time available. Yesterday evening, some of those friends took me to … Continue reading

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Dubious didactics of a slacking teacher

I may have mentioned before that I’m a teacher now. I teach English here in Italy, in a private language school. I’m a pretty shitty teacher, probably. My didactic skills are OK, and students love me, that’s not the point. … Continue reading

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The end of the meat age

Recently, Blenderman suddenly announced an issue: “We eat way too much meat. Why do we eat so much meat?” Wooahh there, where did that come from? Also, who are “we”? However, he has a point. We, as in, the household, … Continue reading

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Sinterklaastaart

This week, wonderful readers, is a very important week for the Dutch. For on Friday it will be the fifth of December, which is the national holiday of saint Nicolas, or, as the Dutch lovingly call him, ‘Sinterklaas’. Sinterklaas is … Continue reading

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