Archive for February, 2009


Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Last night I received a package from France; from L’Asiathèque – Maison des langues du monde []. Inside was a copy of their new book Vocabulaire du chinois contemporain 1; Exercices pour la préparation au HSK. On the cover is a photo I took! []

Vocabulaire du chinois contemporain 1 cover image

Very cool. I sold a photo [] once… but now I’m published!


Monday, February 23rd, 2009

“Startup” means convincing customers and investors you know how to run before you have learned to crawl.

Make gods for me!

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

In the mists before THE BEGINNING, Fate and Chance cast lots to decide whose the Game should be; and he that won strode through the mists to MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI and said: “Now make gods for Me, for I have won the cast and the Game is to be Mine.” Who it was that won the cast, and whether it was Fate or whether Chance that went through the mists before THE BEGINNING to MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI — none knoweth.

Lord Dunsany, from The Gods of Pegāna [].

Also see the Project Gutenberg text [].