Monthly Archives: November 2011

Another Birthday

Another Birthday I’ve had two amazing birthdays in my 36 years of life.  Both of them since I moved to the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.  Last birthday, I was with my host family in Vale in the tiny village … Continue reading

Posted in Britishness, Explorers, Family, Friendship, Georgian Life, Oceans Project, Royal Geographical Society, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Geography: Settlements and Tectonics

I’ve had a brilliant week at school this week, and am truly feeling good about teaching and really think I am getting the hang of things at last.  I missed my kids last week as I was off with flu, … Continue reading

Posted in Geography Notes for Students, Teaching and Geography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Week 7: Oceans Project, 12th November 2011

Brilliant day on the Oceans Project today, and more new guys also joined us, that makes over 70 Oceans Ambassadors now.  Today was the last day for new students to arrive, so now we will start recruiting for a second … Continue reading

Posted in Filming, Oceans Project, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oceans Project: A Week in Review!

New Oceans Project Blog I really should try and blog about the project more.  Its amazing how quickly the project seems to be taking off, and it feels good to be able to look back on all that has been … Continue reading

Posted in Explorers, Filming, Georgian Life, Nature and Wildlife, and Seasons, Oceans Project, Photos, Royal Geographical Society, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Unspeakables

I’ve managed to avoid this topic for a whole year, but every so often, I learn something new about Georgian traditions which just blows me away, and challenges my own traditions and cultural beliefs. Today was one of those days … Continue reading

Posted in Autobiographical Things, Britishness, Friendship, Georgian Life, Sex, Marriage, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Little Mid Term Humour

I’m a little surprised and amused at just how much I have enjoyed my mid term exam marking. On the one hand I feel a warm fuzzy sense of pride in the students who have surprised me with their brilliant … Continue reading

Posted in Britishness, Georgian Life, Teaching and Geography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment