A day in the life of an English teacher in Thailand

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I thought you might be interested in exactly how a day goes teaching here in Hat Yai, Thailand, so here goes… Wake up at 05:45.  I have gate duty and assembly duty at school so have to be there at …

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Quitting my job – 2 years on

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For some people, 2 years is a long time but for me, the last 2 years have flown.  It was April 2011 when, after much thought (and ill-health), I decided to resign from my job, sell everything I owned and …

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My month on a Tropical Island

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Not everyone can say they have lived on a tropical island for a month but that’s exactly what I did earlier this year. When my plane came in to land on the small island of Koh Samui, in the Gulf …

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Teaching English as a Foreign Language – TEFL

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Those of you who have been following my blog for a while, know that I left my corporate job in Germany in July 2011, because it wasn’t rewarding and I felt like I wasn’t making a real difference in the …

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