Filed under Count Down: Travel Preparations

South East Asia Travel Route

With my travelling aspirations looming just around the corner, I thought it would be nice to share my provisional travel route with you. Like all plans, these are very subject to change, and I have intentionally been vague in my specific whereabouts in each country as I am unsure of them myself! As time unravels, … Continue reading

How to apply for the Trinity College TESOL in Bali

There’s been a proliferation of aspiring English teachers, not only as a result of their love for sharing the English language, but also for the international opportunities this profession brings to individuals who simply love to travel. My passion for writing, facilitation and travel has now merged into the decision to undertake the one month … Continue reading

London riots – A distorted countdown

(written on 12 Aug 2011 – Internet down, so couldn’t publish) The countdown of late was severely distracted by the current series of events that shocked Britain. The London Riots impacted dozens of localities from Tottenham to Hackney to Ealing to Croydon, including (but not limited to) the cities of Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and Bristol. … Continue reading

Introduction: Time Out – New Beginnings

As a result of organisational restructuring, I was recently faced with what could be perceived as both a risk and an opportunity: either to fight to keep my position of employment or to take voluntary redundancy. After careful contemplation, I decided in favour of the latter. This decision was made mainly to undertake a few … Continue reading

Definitions: Time Out – New Beginnings

time-out [tahym-out] noun, plural -outs. 1. a brief suspension of activity; intermission or break. new [noo, nyoo]  adjective, -er, -est, adverb, noun 1. of recent origin, production, purchase, etc.; having but lately come or been brought into being 2. of a kind now existing or appearing for the first time; novel be·gin·ning [bih-gin-ing] noun 1. an act or circumstance of entering upon an action or state 2. the point of time or space at which anything begins 3. the initial stage or part of anything