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My direction? Anywhere. Because one is always nearer by not keeping still. - Sebastian Faulks

Time for a bit of a change in direction me thinks. The time has come where it is less than a month until I leave, and thus, things are getting stressful.. 269 more words


Okinawa Adventures (Ishigaki Island) - Day 329

I’m finally in Okinawa! I’ve been looking forward to this trip for a long time, and I’m so glad to be here.

My trip here is divided up into two parts – 4 days in Ishigaki and 2 days in Naha. 788 more words


Zen and the Art of Tantrums

Precocious, funny, and a world class screamer, C has taken the publishing world by storm. Her latest book, Zen and the Art of Tantrums, has spent three weeks at the top of the best seller chart, holding off stiff competition from… 724 more words

Year Abroad

A new month, a new adventure!

After months of escapism and adventures, new friends and too many new experiences to even begin to recount, the end of one journey sees the beginning of the next and I find myself packing my life into three suitcases and standing a train ride away from my new life across the channel. 590 more words

Where've you been (bitch)?

Welcome to the year abroad blog that never was.

It all started with the best of intentions. I really wanted to document my year abroad online. 463 more words


Possibly my favourite mistake of all time

One common mistake that my students make is trying to translate their verbs into English by changing their ‘-ar’ endings into ‘ate’. It does often work;  42 more words

Year Abroad