Traveling alone… is not that great, in my opinion. The entire semester, my roommate had been hyping up the prospect of travelling alone, claiming benefits such as being able relax without pressure to compromise on how to spend the day. But, all I could feel throughout my entire three-day trip to Dublin is loneliness. It […]Read more "wandering alone in dublin"
I am reading below the Daniel O’Connell statue located on the north side of O’Connell bridge. It is quite an an important statue in James Joyce’s Ulysses; Bloom references it numerous times throughout his narrative arc. It is (although I could be remembering this part incorrectly) the statue in which Bloom peers from behind to […]Read more "below the o’connell statue"
I went to The Pieman Cafe after I had taken a 30 minute nap. Perhaps it had been the longest day that I have had this semester. I woke up at 3:30 AM in order to make my flight at London Heathrow at 7:00 AM. I drank my first cup of coffee immediately before the […]Read more "in pursuit of pie"
I did it for the anthropology. It was possibly the bougiest thing that I have ever done. Ever since I had arrived in the UK, I had always wanted to go to an afternoon tea place, but I had never been able to justify to myself such an extravagant outing with such little value. But, […]Read more "afternoon tea @ the fan museum"
This morning, I walked over to the English department office and submitted the three essays, each composed of 4,000 words, that I have been working on for the past month. My roommate had told me that writing these essays have made me insane. To some extent, I agree. Before this term, I had not ever […]Read more "the afternoon after portfolio submission"
I began to lose consciousness after stuffing myself with as much vegan curry over rice as my stomach could possibly handle at Indian Veg. I ended on a gulp of cold water even in the face of questionable advice signs such as “cold water causes heart disease.” But, as if my cold water didn’t increase […]Read more "half six fix @ the barbican"
On those night when my evening is free of any activities, I would occasionally make a trip to the Wasabi in Regent’s Square next to the headquarters of Santander London. I would, of course, have to be in the mood for the curry and sushi that it sells — my diet these days is composed […]Read more "adding vegetables to wasabi curry"