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Everyday adventures and the obliteration of 'normal'

Much like my fellow ETA friend GalwayGirl (check out her blog, it’s fab https://thetravelsofagalwaygirl.wordpress.com) it was my original intention to keep my blog posts down to a palatable level, for fear of over saturating any readers interest. 1,153 more words

TET 2015

Risky Business

Today’s subject is risk. I cringe to think of the list of things that I did as a younger man and was lucky to survive. I try to ingrain my children with the mantras “use your brain” and “think this through”. 1,390 more words


Fish Out of Water

I had a super fun engagement party this weekend. My fiancé’s aunt threw it, and we both invited friends and family and had a great time. 645 more words


Morphing into Thai 'Mali'

Just stealing a few minutes post lunch to type up and quick update. I can’t quite believe that prior to starting this placement I had concerns that I’d be bored in between lessons, during the school day. 940 more words

TET 2015

Monday's Music Box: R. I. P.....

…Mr. Squire.

I have not owned a copy of this album in twenty-plus years.

Yes.  It was on vinyl.

Yes.  I still remember all the words.


The Almost-Man excerpt

She could write. It came easy to her, like breathing. There was a voice in her head telling her what words to put down. Like turning on a water faucet, the sentences just came pouring out of her without trying. 469 more words

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CHRIS SQUIRE - Founder of Yes and renowned bass guitarist dies

Chris Squire, co-founder of prog-rock band Yes and renowned bass guitarist, has died aged 67.

Squire, who formed Yes with vocalist Jon Anderson in 1968, had been undergoing treatment for acute erythroid leukemia (a rare cancer of the blood and bone marrow) in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. 633 more words