My mind, my thoughts, my words

Replacing native for a second-rate brand of English?

“My private tragedy, which cannot, and indeed should not, be anybody’s concern, is that I had to abandon my natural idiom, my untrammeled, rich, and infinitely docile Russian language for … Continue reading

25/05/2013 · Leave a comment

The wired Princessin’s bubble bursts – a communicative fairy tale

This video was created for a multimedia assignment in a Creative Writing paper. Thanks for playing the guitar, Nicholas! Thanks to Nastassja and Goldie for ‘proof-watching’ it (so if there … Continue reading

18/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Be(coming) XX

is not easy. I understand that growing up in general, for either (or any) gender is no picnic. The media (there we go again) screws with all of us. Yet, I … Continue reading

10/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Mirror mirror on the wall!

(What are you doing to us all?) It’s sad and weird, to look into the mirror. Isn’t it a crazy invention! I somewhat feel like the mirror was a revolution, … Continue reading

14/11/2012 · Leave a comment

Not that it matters…

when it’s bigger, it’s more likely to… freeze off! So, my friend and I were wondering why, apparently, black men have the biggest dicks. My theory was that, maybe, in … Continue reading

30/08/2012 · 1 Comment

Few consonants and mixed up vowels

Kia ora! On one of our first days here at the University of Auckland (NZ) we had a Maori welcome: a haka (war dance) and a Maori greeting us in … Continue reading

15/07/2012 · Leave a comment

Well happy!

Before I throw the actual piece at you, I want to clarify something that might, at first sight, not seem very unclear since people tend to use the terms happiness … Continue reading

09/05/2012 · Leave a comment