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Gallery: Mexico

MEXICO | Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Various pictures of Mexico
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First Week in Mexico

MEXICO | Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | Views [617] | Comments [1]

Well, I've been here in Mexico for one week now and to be honest i haven't seen that much but i'm learning how different mexican life is from european life.  I live next to a huge modern shopping mall where my school is, on a kind of industrial estate ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

My Day in Toronto

CANADA | Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | Views [829]

My day started out looking pretty gloomy.  I decided to head to the Hockey Hall of Fame once I got into town in the hope that the clouds which were completely obscuring the CN Tower may have lifted by the time I had been round the museum.  I learnt a ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

Gallery: Toronto

CANADA | Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

My one day stopover in Toronto
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A Strange Fondness for England...

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | Views [577]

maybe it's just because it's the day before I leave and so I'm feeling a bit sentimental... but today even though it's grey and a bit wet outside I did feel a strange rush of fondness for England particularly in autumn when the leaves are changing and ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Gallery: English Autumn

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Autumn in Happy Valley, Coulsdon Common and Kenley
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Gallery: Barcelona

SPAIN | Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

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End of Summer Holidays

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | Views [593]

I've just arrived back to the cold and drizzle of the UK after 2 fabulous weeks in Barcelona, but not for long because in only 6 days I'm heading to my new job in Mexico!  Very exciting!  Barcelona was great, saw loads, did loads, took loads of pictures, ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

Gallery: Lyon

FRANCE | Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

a short holiday in France's most beautiful city
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Gallery: Paris

FRANCE | Thursday, 6 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

photos of my month in Paris
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FRANCE | Monday, 3 Sep 2007 | Views [701] | Comments [2]

I'm in love with this city!  Why would anyone want to go to Paris when they can go to Lyon?  It's so beautiful here, I don't want to leave.  I know I'm gonna live here at some point in  my life.  Glad to have left Paris and the CELTA behind and it's ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

Halfway through my time in Paris

FRANCE | Monday, 20 Aug 2007 | Views [698] | Comments [1]

Well I've done the first 2 weeks of my CELTA course, and it's not been as hard as everyone told me it would be, although I've worked pretty hard this weekend.  Maybe the next 2 weeks will be the challenge! This must be the worst summer Paris has ever ... Read more >

Tags: Work

Back from Camp

SPAIN | Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | Views [687]

I came back to the UK last night from my 5 weeks of summer camp madness in Spain.  Highs and lows is all i can say to descibe it.  A lot of highs and a fair few lows.  The highs generally involve one very special person.  5 days in England now before ... Read more >

Tags: Work

Gallery: Andalucia

SPAIN | Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery

Summer Camp
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Starting my 5 weeks in Spain

SPAIN | Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | Views [533]

Well I´ve only been in Spain for 3 days and there´s no kids on camp yet... in fact I´m not even at the camp which I´m going to work at yet, just doing a training session at a place about 45 mins away.  But the place I´m gonna work (Sancti Petri) is gorgeous, ... Read more >

Tags: Work

On my return from Greece

GREECE | Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | Views [668]

Well I'm back from Greece, and various people have asked me to put my photos up online somewhere so here they are! (Just g to the bit that says Photos - Greece 2006-2007 on the right).  Greece was a great first experience of living and working abroad ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Gallery: Greece 2006-2007

GREECE | Wednesday, 13 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Pictures from my year in Greece
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