I am one of the politest motherfuckers you will ever meet: I’m the stereotypical Canadian who will go out of her way to say “please” and “thank you”, will bend over backwards to be accommodating, and is absolutely...―
We're getting ruder and more inconsiderate as a society. We're not only less formal — we used to call each other Mister, Missus, and Miss — but people are forgetting even simple manners we were all supposed to learn when we were kids....―
I have been quite busy lately and my days were very stressful. However, I would never let someone else pay for it. But there seem to be a lot of people that vent their spleen on others. ∙ I was wondering, what about social responsibility,...―
This is a personal record of Interculturalism going badly wrong, where misunderstandings, cultural (in-)difference and prejudice finally made interaction impossible. In other words a very sad story: ∙ I still remember the day when I said to ...―
Maybe I should rename the musings on Monday to “Monday Rants” or “Provoking Monday”. Not sure. I was wondering about this all week, not the renaming but how people deal with emails. Usually all emails I get are nice and polite, so nothing to moan...―
I generally try to avoid blogging about the same topic for two days in a row, because I like variety, and because I don’t want to bore you all. However, something happened to me yesterday that seemed amazingly ironic, given my last blog post...―
A chance encounter yesterday evening got me thinking about manners… I was on a very crowded train home from London. A number of previous trains (including the one I should have been on) had been cancelled, so there was a rush of people for ...―
Hey everyone! This week (20th May - 26th May) is National Vegetarian Week across the UK. ...
∙ I created this Greek Chicken and Rice Cake Salad recipe as part of the ...
someone got the giggles during his photo shoot~OUTFIT DETAILS~Shirt: Brooks BrothersPants: ...