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CARTOON: Oaxaqueño sailor shipwrecks onto a desert island

February 13, 2012

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Sunshine in the Bin

February 12, 2012

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This made me laugh today. A quick glance at it incorrectly informed me that… “Those who say sunshine brings happiness have never danced in the bin!” It made me laugh and chortle. In fact it also, as I write this, makes me consider the new statement. As, if you were to be dancing in the […]

Café etiquette?

February 3, 2012

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Originally written on 27th May 2009: This is interesting. I’m sat in a Waterstones café, notebook out, writing about a disabled boy and his father, when I realise A: I’m thirsty and B: if I’m sat in a café, I should probably buy something to justify my sitting there in the first place. So, I […]

Exam day

February 3, 2012

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Originally written on 28th October 2009 Aren’t adults so much more conscientious than kids? I’m sorry kids, but sometimes it’s true and here’s an example: I, an English teacher, get two main benefits in this life, one; the large amount of holidays thanks to term times and two; gloriously silent, written exams. It’s not that […]

TRAVEL BLOG: The Road to Cusco

February 3, 2012

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Originally written on 11th February 2010: I made it! After worries of stupidly forgetting my Yellow Fever documents and leaving them at home like a plum, I was a little nervous to be fair. However, short story even shorter (regardless of how horrendously long travelling by bus, collective taxi and bus again ended up being), […]

A Haiku or two

February 3, 2012

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Originally written on 20th June 2010 I vacated the flat at around 1:07pm, leaving behind both a cute-but-ever-so-poorly princess led up in bed and, at least I thought, all the raucous noise from today’s celebrations for Chile’s win against Switzerland. I reached Universidad Católica underground station and stopped to drink in the happy mayhem brought […]

Make a quick change

February 3, 2012

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Originally written on 22nd June 2010 I vacated the flat at around 1:07pm, leaving behind both a cute-but-ever-so-poorly princess led up in bed and, at least I thought, all the raucous noise from today’s celebrations for Chile’s win against Switzerland. I reached Universidad Católica underground station and stopped to drink in the happy mayhem brought […]