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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Teaching English in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is a little-known country in central Asia, which a few people may know from its 2005 Tulip Revolution. For the rest of us,...

So to speak

Rapid advances in technology, communication and travel have irreversibly altered the face of the contemporary world. Life without social networking sites, Skype and budget...

In Pursuit of Peace

Last year, I worked in Israel with one of the country’s leading left-wing pressure groups; Peace Now. I spent August working between their offices...

Guinness and Green: Travelling with stereotypes

When one thinks of Ireland it is generally accompanied by images of leprechauns, clovers and pints of Guinness, and the colour green featuring prominently...

Cold Mountain(s)

After the success of my last Scottish-trekking-adventure, during which we managed to forget all warm clothes and useful camping equipment, I decided to embark...