Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Squeaky Bum Time

The legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson used the phrase “squeaky bum time” to describe the nervewracking last several matches of a season, especially for those teams in contention for the league title. Well, the phrase “squeaky bum time” could be used to describe my life. First, I have started on my dissertation, for which …

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Foam Finger Fun

Since the second semester ended sometime ago, the Headingley campus (my preferred Leeds Met campus) has been relatively quiet. That’s made being on campus – perhaps more importantly, studying in the library enjoyable. However, a nice time on campus shouldn’t only be the result of silence. And it wasn’t recently. For two days this week, the …

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Samba Dancers, Dutch Treat, and disappointment

Well, instead of directing most of my attention toward my dissertation, my focus is on the quadrennial party that usually sees this country dream of 1966 all over – only to be brought back down to earth. More on that later. The World Cup kicked off three days ago, which has provided me plenty of opportunities to …

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Art, Food and a Celebrity Sighting…

Sometimes, there are most fun events are the least anticipated ones. And the ones you don’t think about bringing a camera for. I had signed up to work at an Art, Architecture and Design Showcase last Friday (June 6), not knowing what the hell it really was. But hey, I’d be getting paid. And what …

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For the first time in a long time…

The last several days have provided some fun and aggravation. Let’s see… I have a new computer 🙂 I ordered it in early May, had Mom ship it to the U.K., and waited for quite a long for it to arrive. Finally, it came here yesterday and it’s mighty impressive 🙂 However, I can only enjoy …

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