A leaving gift in five simple steps

Unbelievably, I have just one full week left teaching here in Singapore, so I made my students some leaving gifts. 1) Buy some watercolour paints and cheat by picking up a pre-designed pattern book. 2) Paint like an amateur using watercolours for the first time in a decade. Use far too much water, fail to…

Classroom Curiosities XXVII

This fortnight has been filled with some absolute corkers. Sensitive teeth One of my 5 year old students interrupted a game to ask me if I had brushed my teeth that morning. I told him I had. He replied, “But your teeth have a little bit of yellow today.” Time travel A forthright greeting Sometimes,…

Crossing Paths

When travelling, you meet people fleetingly, yet they can leave a lasting imprint on you. Here is a collection of stories about the memorable people we’ve met along the way.

Beji Guwang – The hidden canyon

Your travel guide to Beji Guwang, the hidden canyon of Bali. Read our experience and discover top tips to prepare for your guided tour.

Grammar gripes

A comprehensive list of amusing memes for all the grammar grouches out there like me.

Classroom Curiosities XXVI

We’ve been in full Halloween mode this week at school and my classroom has been full of witches, ghouls and superheroes! It’s been a while since my last one of these as I’ve been busy with other projects (see here). Semantics While my class were planning a personal recount, I reminded them that they must…