Monthly Archives: July 2014

Oops I did it again

I woke up at 2:40 pm today. My bedroom smelled of beer and regret.  Yesterday was the last day of the first course I was teaching in Ljubljana, and the halfway point of my time here. It was a busy … Continue reading

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Adriatic Connor

When I left you last, I was in the beach resort town of Portorož, having dinner while listening to a Venga Boys tribute band. That night I stayed in the lovely “Life Class” Hotel. That’s right. The hotel was called … Continue reading

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Let’s go to the beach each, let’s go get away

I’ve been in Ljubljana for three weeks now, and while I can’t imagine getting bored of it, it was time I explored Slovenia. So this weekend, I have ventured to the Slovene coast. I told my colleague (the one who … Continue reading

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Authenticity, a towel thief and a reformation restaurant

There are lots of nice people in the school I work in in Ljubljana, but the person who I spend most time with is my co-tutor. She’s a well-travelled woman, and enjoys finding out about other countries, so I guess … Continue reading

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Taken at the Flood

I was tired today, very tired, but it was still 11:30 by the time I made it to bed. I’d only been in bed for 10 minutes when I got a call. It was from the woman I’m co-tutoring this … Continue reading

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A Merman in Atlantis

My first sauna was only two years ago, in Rathmines Swimming Pool. I loved it, and started going regularly, well, relatively regularly, to the sauna in the Markievicz Leisure Centre, where I would splash about in the pool and then … Continue reading

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Like ships passing in the night

In 2003, when I moved to a little city in Poland at the age of 22, I knew no one there. There were other English teachers in the city who I made friends with: one from Wales, one from Scotland, … Continue reading

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