Hellooooo Teacher Sherif Part 2

For the first time since I've started working, I currently have an hour where I actually don't have classes. Thursdays and Fridays are typically overtime, so unless any of my regular students want to reschedule one of their lessons, its usually all trial lessons or interest classes. Since I'm currently free, but just need to … Continue reading Hellooooo Teacher Sherif Part 2

Phuket Part 2- Kata Beach Bum

Last week was my first week of school which was nice, but certainly hectic. I'm teaching 3rd through 6th grade, and will admit that some of my students are a handful, but most are lovely and truly brighten my day. Its always nice to walk into a sea of smiling faces and hear Helllloooo Teacherrrr … Continue reading Phuket Part 2- Kata Beach Bum

Upwards and Onwards to Phuket

My month long job hunt is finally over. As you all know I really wanted to go to Japan. I was turned down after two seemingly promising interviews with a school in Kochi, Japan. I ¬†also turned down a different recruiter in Tokyo because I didn't like the terms of the contract, and at the … Continue reading Upwards and Onwards to Phuket

Back From the Sarcophagus– Where To Next

Image taken from visitkochijapan.com I've been gone for a week on here, but after combatting some writer's block and travel withdrawal I'm finally back from the sarcophagus.¬†Its been 5 days since I've been home after being in Europe the last 6 weeks. I initially had hoped to stay in Barcelona through the summer as an … Continue reading Back From the Sarcophagus– Where To Next

Why I Write- The Importance of Storytelling

This is going to be ridiculously random so stay with me. Really hope you all read this through. I've seen a few of these lately, so decided to do one myself. I had a Tumblr for 4 years called Shooich's stream of consciousness which was more or less my diary, and I never received any … Continue reading Why I Write- The Importance of Storytelling

Smile

Staring at the sun hidden behind the clouds Eyes closed and air glittered--¬†Sparkling and sifted through A spark of hope renewed. Eyes remain open barely before blinded by magnificence. The sun and clouds unseen, but chrysales creating a state of piece. A lack of warmth prompts eyes to shut. They open momentarily until blind to … Continue reading Smile

Unfolding in Barcelona

I woke up this morning feeling amazing. The sky was glittery and it seemed like the sun was patiently hiding behind the buildings of my flat-- gracing with me with a light show as the clouds sifted through. I sat there while it unfolded, but inevitably had to get ready to go to class. My … Continue reading Unfolding in Barcelona