Living in Beijing, China – How to be a New Teacher

Accommodation and Teaching I recently returned from 12 months of living, travelling and working in China as an English Foreign Language teacher. It was an incredible experience filled with great lows and even greater highs. This is my tale. If you haven’t done so already, you may want to check out part 1 of this tale first to hear about my first impressions of moving … Continue reading Living in Beijing, China – How to be a New Teacher

There’s Something Wrong with Us

There’s something wrong with the way we exist. What is it exactly? its difficult to articulate, it evades capture, stare at the problem too long and it shifts its weight out of sight. The problem exists in the peripheries, its ephemeral, hovering over us like a dim mist, insoluble, incurable, irresolute. We can sense it, fogging our view like condensation on a windscreen, we swipe … Continue reading There’s Something Wrong with Us