Category Archives: Life

  1. The Art of Vulnerability: An Army Tale


    March 2, 2014 by alie

    There are different strands of culture shock. Most common is the rapid adjustment that comes with being uprooted and transported. …
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  2. A ballad for the unwed


    May 24, 2013 by alie

    I thought we had a deal. We would either get hitched at the same time so our kids could be …
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  3. Writer’s Block


    May 15, 2013 by alie

    I know, I know. It’s been a while. It’s not that I haven’t had anything to say, it’s just that …
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  4. The Trouble With Kissing

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    February 19, 2013 by alie

    This is not a tale of woes about teeth clinking. This is about those horrific times when you go for …
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  5. On surviving high school when your dad’s the teacher.


    January 23, 2013 by alie

    Commencing High School, where my Dad was the Graphics teacher, I thought I’d be afforded special privileges. After all, the …
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  6. The Flatmate Problem


    January 15, 2013 by alie

    I have bad luck with flatmates. In fact I don’t think I’ve ever had a reasonable one. The first was …
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  7. Life and Freelancing


    January 3, 2013 by alie

    It’s been two months since I made a real blog post. So to remind you all that I’m still alive …
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