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So what’s this coast path walk all about?

Despite my blog roll being shamefully behind what my feet are doing, I feel compelled to write a bit about the whats and whys of it all. Having done over 260 miles of the path, it’s time for a little … Continue reading

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SWCP walk #1 Minehead to Porlock Weir

This is a good 10 days later than I intended to write, but if you read my previous post then you’ll know that selling my car took up some brain space as well as my time and patience, along with … 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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Baths in Bath

About a month ago, I had the pleasure of taking a group of students to Bath, to visit the Baths. I’d been to Bath only twice before, and since its an iconic city not-too-far-away, that’s pretty poor form. Neither of … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wells and Wookey Hole

One of the perks of my job – aside from the joy of enabling communication – is that I get to see parts of my wonderful country that I might not be bothered to visit myself. Last summer, for some … Continue reading

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From can’t to can

I am not one to write about my achievements, least of all my sporting ones. I can’t stand the flurry of gym-based, guilt-making, egoistic posts people vomit onto Facebook declaring their efforts and I re-posted a status once that said … 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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Why do we do it?

Why do we do it? After every break I have (planned or unplanned) from the TEFL world, I go through a similar set of emotions and feelings. There is the slow (although sometimes quick) recognition of memories that work their … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods…

And some six weeks have passed since I last blogged! In that time I have started a course, quit an awful job, gone back to a job I love, had a bit of unemployment, made some new friends, reconnected with … Continue reading

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Into the lions!

You enter the classroom, or arrive at the door and there are 30 of them waiting: pacing, snarling, looking for a fight, or if you are lucky and it’s the last lesson they have already had their feed you might … Continue reading

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