On Tuesdays and Thursdays I work at Kurkino – which is an hour and a half away from where I live. Excellent, right? Apart from the marshrutka (a minibus/van hybrid that vaguely follows traffic laws), […]
I have always wanted to be a teacher. I’d like to say it started because I’ve always been passionate about education, but I reckon it started because I couldn’t imagine doing anything but spending every […]
Blocked cards, free face masks, and polite Russians.
Things that are wonderful about teaching: the actual teaching part.
So there you are, ready to embark on a journey to the Motherland, armed with your Lonely Planet Moscow Guide, a matching phrasebook and hopefully some thermal pants. What are you in store for? How […]
You don’t realise how much you miss the small things until you’re back.
Saint Petersburg, you beautiful, beautiful thing, you.