A realisation, a new belief and the joy of travelling

June 18, 2017

I have been meaning to research Humanism for a while now, since my friend Sophie told me she is a Humanist. I found that the basic principles of Humanism are...

Make-up mayhem, a failed lesson and a delicious banquet!

June 11, 2017

When I arrived the teacher was putting inches of make up on all the female kids (they are BIG on make up and costumes here) and I was just watching...

Crazy hot weather, spit-roasted dogs and failing to learn Vietnamese!

June 4, 2017

Its SO hot.   Not hot, boiling hot.   You know the feeling when you get in a hot bath and you suddenly realise it’s uncomfortably hot and that you...

A Vietnamese night out, being ripped off and crazy driving!

May 28, 2017

Today was an epic day. I went to the local pool, which I thought would just be a pool but it had a children’s play area, bar, deck chairs and...

Classroom management, miscommunication and speaking tests!

May 21, 2017

  I have worked out that if I stand right at the front of the class, right by the desks, then the children shut up quicker, as though they think...