It’s only a game, right?

Brazil FansThis picture was taken during the recent football match in which Brazil were annihilated by Germany 7-1. There is no shortage of photos depicting Brazil fans reacting to this agonizing defeat, but I find this particular one rather amusing. I love the way they express their horror in different ways. Continue reading

The longest month

July draws to a close and I’m back in the real world once again. After four weeks of firing from all cylinders, doing things I never imagined doing, achieving things I never imagined myself capable of achieving, I’ve come out the other side in one piece. The stomach aches, the vivid dreams and the sleep deprivation are all behind me now and I can go back to my video games, my drinking and my late-night horror films. The CELTA course is over. Continue reading

Where do I go from here?

I have serious concerns about my future. Ever since G-Day, more than a decade ago, I’ve been drifting from one job to the next, never staying in one place for more than two years. My CV looks like once of those old patchwork quilts and I don’t have any professional qualifications, apart from a TEFL certificate. Most jobs I’ve done were temporary, whilst others I quit because I felt trapped, lonely and miserable. Continue reading