I have this charming habit of staring at my phone during breakfast. The only reason I’d be inclined to talk before noon is because something bad has happened to me in that 15-minute window from bed to breakfast and I’d like to file a complaint.
When other people delight themselves in small talks and weather discussions, I’d be scrolling through my Google Now cards. Maybe because I have been reading a lot about Brexit, Google has suggested a lot of news about New Zealand. They probably assume I’m a British national who is looking to migrate after their country’s giant farce. At least they are right about me wanting to move there. New Zealand sounds like the best country in the world.
Continue reading “[Day 56] Why we should all move to New Zealand”
Guys, I met a Knight. He shook my hand twice to demonstrate how the Queen shook his hand when he was knighted. The knight and I took a selfie–he made a funny face for a knight and I just used that ugly face I always have. You can scroll to the end to see the pic.
Today, Sir Thomas Martin Devine was our guest lecturer. In case you don’t know (tbh if you’re not Scottish then why would you), Sir Devine is regarded as the leading authority on the history of modern Scotland and its diaspora. He was knighted in the 2014 for “services to the study of Scottish history”, the first scholar to be so honored for this reason.
Continue reading “[Day 46] Sir Tom Devine on UK leaving EU and what it means for Scotland”
As millions of British youths woke up this morning to the crippling terror that the UK is no longer part of the EU, the Brit print media was still struggling with one question:
What’s it? Are we gonna leave the EU or nah?
Below are the front page of few major print newspapers in the UK as of this morning, Friday, June 24 2016.
Continue reading “[Day 45] British print media still doesn’t know what happens with #Brexit”