Tag Archives: South West

SWCP Walk #5 & #6 Ilfracombe to Croyde Bay

This was without doubt by most favourite leg yet. We had rolling hills, impressive crags, long sweeping bays and even an upward waterfall! Perhaps it was the sunshine brilliantly highlighting our walk or the churning sea crashing below but that … 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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Hanging out in the trees

Yesterday A and I went on a tree-top adventure. We finally made it to Go Ape! I’ve been wanting to go since I discovered what it was a couple of years ago, and we’d been talking about it pretty much … 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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Summer’s end…

It’s that time of year again, which means nothing for people outside the world of TEFL. It’s that time of year when there is excitement, panic and wonder in the staffroom. When facebook statuses are requests about advice on how … Continue reading

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North Devon day out

A number of my recent posts are about days out, thanks to my job. They involve getting up early on a Saturday, and getting on a coach to somewhere in the South West of England with a group of students. … 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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faith restored

I am sure I have mentioned before that when I need to think, breathe, relax or sort things out, I go to my church, and have a chat with my God. So today, in desperate need of refreshing my screen, … 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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