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Video: A Day in My Life as an ESL Teacher
[ 1 ] May 21, 2010

Video: A Day in My Life as an ESL Teacher

Do you want to see what my day is like teaching 5 very enthusiastic, loud, sometimes badly behaved children!?? Maybe I will regret putting a video of me doing the chicken dance while wearing a paper sombrero on the internet, but hey that’s what I do in my lessons!!!

The toilet exploded and then…
[ 13 ] March 29, 2010

The toilet exploded and then…

You would think that the toilet exploding would be bad enough for one day but oh no this day had much more install for me!!!

Survival Tips for Living Abroad
[ 13 ] March 22, 2010

Survival Tips for Living Abroad

Taking the plunge to live and work abroad in a country where they don’t speak your language is a huge and daunting step. These are my tips for surviving those first few tough days and getting the most out of the experience.

The only foreigner for miles…
[ 17 ] March 20, 2010

The only foreigner for miles…

When I finally arrived at my teaching placement in Shaoxing, China nothing was as I expected. I was the only foreigner for miles leaving me feeling isolated, sad and lonely. But that feeling wasn’t to last long…