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#TBT: Bienvenidos to the Cold and Flu Season (2009)

Every Thursday I publish a post from another blog I used to have in honor of Throwback Thursday (#TBT). This week’s post is from exactly five years ago (October 2009) when I’d been living in Madrid and working as an English teaching assistant for a little over a month. 1,351 more words


What's new?

Crikey!  The last couple of months have been a bit busy, hence the lack of posts.

I’m pleased to say that I passed the proofreading course with flying colours! 180 more words


Normal Life in Madrid

It seems like I should wait until I have something fascinating to write about before updating this blog, but life in Madrid is feeling more and more normal every day. 489 more words

Life In Spain

Walking the Walk: The End Always Arrives

In honor of #TBT (Throw Back Thursdays), I’ve been posting a series of blogs recounting my experience on Spain’s El Camino de Santiago. The experience taught me a great deal about life, even lessons that I would turn to months later to give me strength when life threw me a curve ball. 1,414 more words


Single in Spain

After a wonderfully crazy, fucked up baptism by fire school year spent teaching in Istanbul and a summer spent teaching in the amazing yet underrated country that is Romania, I have arrived at my new life in sunny Spain ready to face the new school year head on. 663 more words


TEDxMadrid 2014

Five years ago, I left the states with plans to create a home for myself here in Madrid. Turns out, I wasn’t the only one. Back in fall 2009, TEDx also made its way to Spain for the first time, with the first… 2,052 more words


Edible Insects and Dead Reptiles

Even after five years in a country, it’s still possible for new things to happen to you, for better or for worse…. 453 more words