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Teaching and travels: These are a few of my favourite things

My machen is morphing into mochen, hallo has been replaced with griaß di and I no longer commit the cardinal sin of using Brötchen… 934 more words

Ciao Bella 

I just arrived in Italy! I am wasting some time at the airport and relishing my 30 mins of free wifi while I wait for my companion to arrive. 779 more words


The Nanny Diaries (2007)

Here we go again, people. Always changing things on you, have to keep y’all on your toes!

About two months ago, I promised to update everyone more frequently on my Italy plans…and then nothing, nada, zilch. 1,626 more words


Happy Chinese New Year - Thanks for the Gift

Teaching English as a Second Language can be very time consuming.  Sometimes I don’t think the students realize that for every hour spent teaching a lesson, the teacher might have devoted a significant amount of time planning the content and flow of the class.   122 more words


Call me Helen von Trapp! First week at school

I used to think I was a morning person. That was until Monday morning, when my alarm bleeped at 6 o’clock and I thought someone had played a practical joke on me. 514 more words


Image courtesy of Joe DeSousa

It’s been a while since I last blogged and it isn’t for lack of desire. There are a number of things that I have been reflecting on and considering writing about, but none of them have really developed into a full blown post as of yet. 1,327 more words

Week 16 (and 17.5) - YWAM Kona, At the Crossroads - Delinquent in Hanoi

We cannot believe how fast the weeks are passing by, we only have nine days left in Vietnam.

Our schedule has been full for the past few weeks, so I apologize for our delinquency in posting. 642 more words

YWAM Kona - CDTS Sept 2014