Monthly Archives: May 2011

N’oubliez pas d’apporter une serviette

When deciding to live in another country one must accept the sacrifices that have to be made with regard to comfort and familiarity. There will be days when you feel completely lost because of a language barrier. There will be … Continue reading

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Gib mir fünf!

I don’t miss Vancouver. I don’t feel nostalgic for the city – not even in the least. It is beautiful, this is true, but that beauty is all natural. Many would argue that this is a better kind of beauty, … Continue reading

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phallic fridges and a moustache void.

I’ve run into two problems with the teaching, and there was an election this week: I teach English to Czechs. Most of them are good enough to understand most of what I say, provided I speak slowly and cut down … Continue reading

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