Sunday, 19 April 2009
Life at school is very busy. However it is good when we get time off. In March we had Spring break and I took the opportunity to visit Malaysia, I went to an island called Mabul and stayed at a diver's resort. My friend Fiona qualified to dive, I was happy to snorkel and sit on the beach! I did however do an introduction to diving course, maybe next year I will do the whole course!
Thursday, 19 February 2009
Back in November I spent Thanksgiving weekend in Tokyo, Japan. I ate lots of delicious food and saw lots of expensive goods. Two of the highlights were the Thanksgiving Dinner with Japanese friends, at the end of which we spent time praying in either Japanese, English or Australian English!!! The second was the view of Mt. Fuji from the aeroplane.
One of the reasons I am here is to teach these beautiful children. Lots of new names of various nationalities. In class 1B there are children who are Korean, Indian/Chinese, Turkish, German, Swedish, English/Japanese, Korean/English, Malaysian, Japanese/Belgium, Australian, Scottish, English. They are keen to learn and have made great progress. They all speak English as well as 1 or 2 other languages. As with every class there are those who test my patience!!!