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Common Sensical Advice

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Georgian classrooms are quite different than most American classrooms I’ve ever been in. The classes can be huge here (up to 35 students – too many!), some kids will never have proper materials for…

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Mid-May

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
It’s mid-May, and the end of the school year is a month away. Volunteers who are leaving Georgia – for vacation or forever – already have their flight itineraries. Now commences the countdown. 30…

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No Touching

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
I know I risk sounding like the Professor Snape of TLG with all these posts about how kids in Georgia need a little discipline in their diets, but it’s taken me a while to…

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Giorgi, Luka, Aleko and Vaso

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Upon reading an inquiry as to whether English use has increased around me, the faces of four young Georgians popped into my head: Giorgi, Luka, Aleko and Vaso (disclosure – the names of all…

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Caucasus Geography Project??

So, it has been another action packed day of, urm…..decorating! Painting my new bedroom to be precise, but I have also finished marking the end of term Geography exam papers at last, hoorah! I’ve even had a shower, and having … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Blog

Happy New Year!! First of all, I’d like to wish you all a very Happy New Year, Hogmanay, and 2012.  It isn’t actually New Year in Georgia yet, in fact we haven’t even had Christmas, as that is on 7th … Continue reading

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Oceans Project Team Building Day

Sunday, Sunday Prior to coming to Georgia, I really loved my Sundays and whenever I wasn’t working in the hospital, I loved having a duvet day and attempting to do as little as possible, but with ever looming med school … Continue reading

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