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Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

I posted this on my Insta last week, but my FB account seems to suddenly have a "complicated" relationship with it (not playing nice). I feel that this bears repeating, and I will be implementing it ... See more

Sunday, October 17th, 2021

This seems about right.

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

I’m starting 7 full days with 70 students tomorrow. I think I’ll introduce this sort of atmosphere.

Friday, September 24th, 2021

Old-timey ‘font’.

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Yup.

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Everyday magic.

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

When words align.

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Sahara (sahra) is the Arabic word for desert, so we named it "Desert Desert".
Chai is the Hindi word for tea, so we order "tea tea".
Soviet is the Russian word for union, so "Union Union".
European ... See more

Monday, September 13th, 2021

Oh English you.

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