2,496 words by 6 writers in Beijing, Wakefield & elsewhere

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Like, I'm in Theater 7!

by Ken Jackson

Duluth — I am at Vitta Pizza sitting next to three young people, like college age, who are … like … talking using lots and lots and lots ‘likes’. They used at least one each clause or sentence. More interestingly, they are obviously in some media, writing, or English course of studies. It drove me to an article on the BBC Website. The author of the BBC article was not overly concerned about the use of...

Cities, walking, time

Timeslip 1

by Steve Dearden

Wakefield — I have been walking about looking through the eyes of Xoriyo, an eight year old Somali girl who is one of the characters in an online piece I am making as Writer in Residence at Wakefield Literature F...

music, language, Connect

Everything entwined

by Aparna K

Lucknow — There is this epiphany that just keeps coming back to me and it makes me smile every single time it rises over the waves of my thoughts. English has been my second language, but over the years it has...

Travel, language, china

Take care oldsters

by So-Shan Au

Beijing — English is such a brilliant language. Even when it isn’t used correctly, you still get the gist of what is being conveyed. And I’m going to try to use the word ‘oldster’ in my daily conversation. It c...

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