Tag Archives: England

SWCP #14 Bude to Crackington Haven

This was the first of a four day walking and camping adventure during half term in May earlier this year. Such is life that after half term I was thrown full force into work and didn’t really come up for … Continue reading

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Where have all the blog posts gone?

Good morning lovely folk! This blog has been neglected and now I am so far behind, I have no idea where to start! The last time I wrote, I was somewhere in the North of Cornwall on my walk, approaching … Continue reading

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Where can I get a good coffee in town?

Last week I was covering for another teacher. As is often the case something random was said and away we went from the lesson plan (Sorry – I DID cover what you asked!) In a speaking activity, a student asked … Continue reading

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Apples and cider and country homes

Image taken from http://now-here-this.timeout.com/2011/09/24/fenton-house-apple-day-2011/ Apple day is a celebration of apples and orchards and inevitably cider, usually celebrated in the UK in October. So this weekend there was a two-day Apple and Cider Festival at Killerton House, near Exeter. I … Continue reading

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Stretching out the summer

OK, so we didn’t get an amazing summer. Or if we did, I didn’t notice because I was working and studying all summer. I made it to the beach twice. Both of those times with an armful of textbooks! I … Continue reading

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Eat the seasons

Eat the seasons. Yep that’s what I am doing this year. Why? Well, why not? I am a fan of food – not in a pretentious “foodie” kind of way, but in the sense that I have a healthy interest … Continue reading

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What are you studying?

There’s a question I dislike almost as much as “What do you do for a living?” See my post https://graceelizcomeshome.wordpress.com/2015/01/11/what-do-you-do-for-a-living/ for more on that one… So I am temping at the moment. In fact I have just finished a 5 … Continue reading

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Just write!

Just write! Go up to your room and write. You like writing don’t you? So go ahead and write! Why don’t you become a travel writer? Why don’t you write for a living? I hear this a lot. My excuses … Continue reading

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Temporary Joy once again

So it’s that time of year again. Teaching has gone slack, and I take the opportunity to have a well-earned break from the TEFL world and dip back into the world of office and temporary jobs. I have been here … Continue reading

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What do you do for a living?

How many minutes after you have met someone do you ask this question? I made a conscious effort not to do this recently when I became acquainted with a group of people. Does your job define you? Is it who … Continue reading

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