Homebound

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After the respite of spring with Stuart, I flew to Japan. My parents agreed to have me stay with them for a couple of months until I got the student […]

Faking confidence

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I received acceptance letters from Cass Business School (now Bayes) and Imperial Business School by early April. It wasn’t necessarily easy to gain the minimum GMAT score, write an essay, […]

Aftermath

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When J was evicted from the house, they kept out the audience due to numerous death threats sent to the show. J apologized profusely for her racist remarks and the […]

How the delusion of power culminates

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It started with discord over a shopping list. The actress showed no intention to argue, but her dismissive response ignited J. She grumbled about it to herself and the two […]

Tension

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My routine was to study until 5 pm and stretch my body while watching “Friends” rerun. If I left the TV on, I caught a short program that updated the […]

Introduction to British telly

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The weeks of Christmas and New Year was the most peaceful time I had had in a long time. After a year of a long-distance relationship, Stuart and I celebrated […]

Anxiety of aliens

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The flight was only delayed by a day. I landed on Heathrow before noon. I was going to stay in the UK until the end of May, full six months […]

Foreboding

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I ran around the city for the next few weeks to wrap up my life in Germany. I had to return the leased car, remove my name from residential registration, […]

Down the rabbit hole

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I remembered what the elderly HR manager said in English when I first arrived a year before. “As long as you keep yourself to where you belong, you will be […]

How to tame a shrew

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I sat with Mr. N and the HR manager, almost retiree, to discuss the contract termination. When it came to the compensation amount, I requested at least a three-month salary […]