42.Back to School

Slapstick humour, did I really sink that low?? I am very happy to be back to working on the comic strips after such a long hiatus! That playing cards took up all my time right until summer vacation and once that started…between crossing rivers on horseback, climbing mountains with a heat stroke, stuffing my face…

Bright Ideas

So I thought I would involve my wonderful little monsters in this strip. By monsters I mean 3 year olds, which I have very many of. I can probably make a comic book about the things my kids say and do alone, but that’s just going to become another project I’ll never finish, so I’ll…

Yellow

This was a true story. I was later explained that the term huáng rén 黄人 (yellow person) is in no way insulting and is often used in Chinese culture. Coming from politically correct Canada…it took time getting used to this. Years later when I am teaching a much younger age group (3 year olds) that…

Squatty Potty

Many friends in China tried to explain to me that our concept of diapers is unhygienic and frankly disgusting: why walk around with shit smeared on your bottom? While I suppose they have a completely valid point, stepping into baby poo every once in a while, or walking by a mother and child right as…