Shoes. Socks. Which socks? Those ones! Colourful! Phone? Yes. Wallet? No need. Jacket. Essential. Car ride. GPS. Instructions. Left lane. Right turn. Right lane. 3rd exit. Freeway. Tollway. 80!? Why? […]
To teach students, you must first understand their world from their perspective. What a wonderful opportunity to immerse myself in a medieval Tuscan community, to walk the cobblestone streets, eat in their local restaurants, and boost the local economy in my never ending quest for Italian-made shoes.
One night at a warm suburban house in a tepid Winter… “Eat your dinner, Sean,” my Mother would say as she tired. “There’s kids starving in Africa.” Grappling with a […]
Awful parents. Disgraced countries and ethnicities. Crowd funding. Courageous surrogates. That is the story we’ve heard this week. There has been so much media interest in this one child that […]
I’m just sitting on a train. It’s 2:52am, or 4:52am according to my computer. I haven’t changed its time zone yet. I suppose it doesn’t matter. Everyone is asleep. Except […]
“… this is a sweeping generalisation that reveals a total lack of understanding…” A small exert of the wonderfully constructive criticism I received as feedback on a recent Education assignment. […]
Culture What makes living in China so comfortable is that for every dumpling, there is also a magnum ice cream. But I eat lots of dumplings, and 3 weeks ago, […]