Translating resilience

We have a winner! See angelarunnel's comment below. Thanks to all who participated. I am offering a free copy of my book to anyone who can translate into comprehensible English this piece of gobbledygook from a publisher seeking submissions on the subject of resilience. “Resilience looks upwards to the ever-changing, ever-present skies, where fingers and … Continue reading Translating resilience

Suburban lunacy

‘Stretch’ and ‘Alfred’ were a concentrated patch of weirdness in our run-of the-mill outer suburban high school. Stretch, as his nickname implied, was a beanpole with a shock of jet-black hair and a permanently impending moustache who towered at least six inches over the rest of us. Alfred’s nickname derived from his remarkable resemblance to … Continue reading Suburban lunacy