The blog is about how a move like this can give you new insights in to yourself, your surroundings and the life you left behind. I try to link my new experiences to my work as a teacher but also what being in this vibrant country is teaching me.
About me: I I worked in the UK as a teacher for 13 years before packing up and moving to Brazil. This has been an amazing journey. I now work in an International school surrounded by children and adults from all across the world.
40 things I?ve learnt at 40 Go home, you won’t miss anything interesting, you will probably want to miss what happens and anything really good will be retold in better, elaborated and more exciting detail the next day. Nothing really interesting happens when you’re not there anyway. Being a drama queen is a young w... Mon, 20 May 2013 18:50:10
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants. I already own too many owl related items. I have no particular affinity to owls, I don’t even really like owls but the story of how I came to own these owlish items is a good argument for believing in the concept of karma and the dangers of social networking. A colleague and Facebook friend [&... Sat, 04 May 2013 22:31:01
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration. As my time in Sao Paulo draws nearer to its end I see the city transform before me. The once sinister and confusing cacophony metamorphosed in to friendly bars and smiling faces. Light seeps in to the darker places, infusing them with safety and normality. What once seemed so different, so other, is... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:59:01