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How not to recieve a callback

August 10, 2012

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A jobseeker goes for an interview and gets called back. “Really? You’d like to give me the job? Why? I mean thank you! … Hello…? Hello…?”

A conversation between team leaders

June 7, 2012

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[Office team leader Derrick stops by the cubicle of team leader Colin for a quick chat.] Derrick: “The way you never overwork your team is commendable, it really is.” Colin: “Why, thank you.” D: “Yes, I would be surprised if any team member of yours ever worked past five o’clock or started before nine.” C: […]

INTERVIEW: Ohioan in Bristol

May 29, 2012

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Interview: Lindsay Mickles Bristol, UK, 2011 Written by Richard Kemp In 2010, MA International Communications student Lindsey Mickles decided to up sticks and leave rural Cincinnati and continue her studies in the land of tea, biscuits, politeness, punctuality and the stiff upper lip: England. Mickles started a Masters course at the University of Cincinnati, but […]

Gente en todos los lados…

May 8, 2012

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En todos los lados hay gente buena, gente mala y gente a quien no le importa. Richard Kemp

El Viento Libre

April 9, 2012

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The following is a tarea (piece of homework) I did for Spanish class while staying at San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala. Inspired by Jack Black’s perfomance as Nacho Libre, this piece uses the past subjunctive and conditional as its grammar focal point.   Había una vez, hace muchos años atrás, cuando los luchadores caminaban por […]

CARTOON: Oaxaqueño sailor shipwrecks onto a desert island

February 13, 2012

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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 […]