Monthly Archives: May 2016

Session 5: Chinese Calligraphy for Beginners

The term ‘beginner’ means something different to each of my students; some are writing Tang dynasty poems in full and others are struggling with individual characters. We are in the second half of the term and students are expected to … Continue reading

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Meeting a Genius but not The Genius

An audience with a Genius is a big event at the Apple Store and yesterday I met one and I was in awe.  Only at Apple do they elevate the repairman to the top level – hey, they’re the ones … Continue reading

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Waiting for Genius

So a week before my Uni course is due to start, my MacBook Air failed.  I would need to have it fixed but in any case I need a new computer for my Uni course; they’d sent me a list of … Continue reading

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