Beijing

things about traveling

1. What I’ve come to expect from airports: A free, reliable and readily available power source Some amount of free internet Generous numbers of benches, chairs and assorted buttrests (preferably padded) Singapore does spoil me a little, what with the institutions it’s made of airports. Automated passport and fingerprint scanning mean I skip the manual … Continue reading

Oxford

temperance

In light of Valentine’s Day, first, an intriguing article dissecting love: Fredrickson, a leading researcher of positive emotions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presents scientific evidence to argue that love is not what we think it is. It is not a long-lasting, continually present emotion that sustains a marriage; it is … Continue reading