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Welcome

to my web pages. This is where I’ve collected my various on-line writings, information about my family, books and articles, courses I teach and other things I’m doing. There is a lot to read. Enjoy!

yours always,

Liberal Barbarism, intro page

This is the intro page to Liberal Barbarism.

爬樹

In a recent post I made fun of Chinese English. I’m sorry. It wasn’t right. We are all struggling to speak different languages and I know only too well how stupid you end up sounding most of the time. Take my latest Chinese homework, for example (no, my teacher has not looked at it yet):

我的童年的最喜歡休息活動是爬樹。我家附近有一片大的森林。我每個週末去那裡。我的媽媽說:小心阿!別掉下來!
我媽媽的警戍都不聽。森林的中我變得一個明智的豹子。我爬上那片森林的最大的樹。高枝子上我感覺自由跟很高興。