North Laine, Brighton

A Taste of Home

Since my last post, I have been closer to home both in my activities and in my literal location. It started 2 weeks ago with a really awesome week of teaching. On Tuesday I had a day where I literally couldn’t help thinking: I have THE COOLEST job ever!! This was my day: Woke up at 7:30am and went for my last early morning run … Continue reading A Taste of Home

Map of Castles Czech Austrian

One Really Long Solo Holiday

Last week while practicing conditional statements with my students, one worksheet prompted: would you travel on holiday by yourself? I think most people would tend to look at this question and immediately answer “no.” Most of my students did and until this experience I probably would have said the same. However, in reality, my experience here is like one long trip to a small and … Continue reading One Really Long Solo Holiday

#SaveFulbright

Hi everyone, just as an update, the petition is up and running at http://www.savefulbright.org. Every time I check the site, the numbers go up, which is great! In addition, I have already sent messages to both my Senators and Congressional district representative in New Jersey and my English teaching mentor and school’s headmaster have written letters to the American Ambassador to the Czech Republic, Norman … Continue reading #SaveFulbright

With Grandparents in Telč

Spring Wake-up Call

Please be sure to read the final paragraph of this post to #SaveFulbright! Since my last post the weather in the Czech Republic has turned amazing! The past week was 50s and sunny everyday and it seems as if the sleepy winter mood has lifted. People are out and about, flowers are starting to pop out of the ground and it’s so much easier to … Continue reading Spring Wake-up Call