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A taste of Ghana

My weekend has been busy. Baking and board games with the kids, hunting for sustainably produced furniture, potting seedlings on my balcony garden, the usual housework. 1,010 more words



I’m teetering
between cultures
and writing from a seesaw.

Legs bent
hands gripped bar
feet on ground.

The earth that
pushes back
is a muddy mix of… 110 more words


Monday Music: Troubled times

I’ve been hearing too much bad news lately. Some of it on the other side of the world — Gaza, ebola, MH17 — some of it closer to home. 31 more words


A Poem

Vivo en una puerta,

Bisagra, Bifurcación

Demoro en el pasillo

Coyuntura, Articulación

Esquina, Cruce, Puente de ida y vuelta.

I live in a door,

Hinge, Fork on the road… 18 more words


My Toddler's Bilingual Development

I have been recording (mostly on Facebook) my daughters’ bilingual development. The following conversation took place when she was 1 year and 11 months old. 367 more words

Language:Culture Expression & Identity

Te Karere

Professional learning this year is using a fictional news item for Te Karere. Staff are nek nominating each other to participate. After Kim spent the last couple of months forgetting that she had nominated me, I got in there. 90 more words


Summer for Bilingual Families: Holiday or Family Visit?

(Version française ici , merci)

After a busy time at school for the children and at work for the parents, everyone needs a little rest and relaxation. 523 more words