Category Archives: teaching

I haven’t been honest

I haven’t been honest lately. I also haven’t been at all inspired and I think these things may interlock. But today I am going to come clean. I have left my job teaching kids age 12-15, to work as an … Continue reading

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About my new job…

I still can’t believe it – I got the job! I have been asking myself for a very long time; If I didn’t work as a teacher, what could I possibly do? And I thought that I was stuck, that … Continue reading

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It pains me to talk

Hey, yo. This won’t be a positive post so if you’re looking for inspiration, quit reading. So my job as a teacher is wonderful, at times. It can also be awful. It is stressing, it is loud, it is too … Continue reading

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Another day lost

Yes, another day is gone and I feel like a failure. I’ve spent ten hours away from home, trying to make things work but feeling like I can’t make a difference, not really. Then coming back home, rushing to pick … Continue reading

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Nothing simple about today

I have just said goodbye to my students. We have spent more or less everyday together for three years. I am not sure I have actually taught them anything subject-wise, perhaps they’ve learned the important things; to be kind, to … Continue reading

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