Grappling with Maths

Last night Connor asked for some help with work he was doing on the mathematical proofs for triangle similarity. Strangely, I have never, not once, had to use this knowledge myself since forgetting it immediately after the required subject test for it some thirty-odd years ago. When Connor asked me, I couldn’t think of a…

Expanding our Training (Martial Arts)

Connor has been studying Tae Kwon Do (TKD) for about five years now and we have also supplemented this with bits from other arts such as Krav Maga and Thai Kickboxing. I have studied a large variety of styles, on and off, and often very intensively, over the last thirty plus years. As pretty much anyone,…

Learning Chinese

A post by Connor. After living in Taiwan for almost three years now, I have finally decided to write about learning Chinese. When we first turned up in Taiwan for me to learn Chinese I started at a local elementary school. This school was called Xin Sheng Guo Xiao. When I started attending, I literally could not…