I tried to stay away from political topics on this blog and tried to focus on the topic of writing. But I make an exception here because it ties in with all the things I have written in the past about writing across cultures. I have said that writing in English as a second language … Continue reading The Cultural Background of “Attack on Titan”
All writers are word hunters. They are constantly on the lookout for words they don't know and never used. I believe I am particularly keen on new words since English is a second language to me. I recently came across a new word I did not previously know. The word is "incel". I came across … Continue reading A New Word
American #politics explained in terms of #HarryPotter.
There is another side to #metoo that nobody talks about: The economics.
The term "floating world" has deeper meanings than at first glance.
Policing "cultural appropriation" stifles creativity and normalizes white supremacism.
Some books are like country clubs on a page.
The life of a samurai is no fun.
... and down the rabbit hole you go.