Month: February 2013

Ten things I learned about America by leaving it, part one

When you leave your home country, you become even more patriotic.’ A native Finn who had moved to Sweden gave me this profound maxim. I find it to be largely true, but it only tells part of the story. After

‘Worst. Book. Ever.’

I love reading bad reviews, as long as they aren’t about something I’ve written. If I am buying a new book, I check the worst reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. If I am going to a particular hotel for the