Broke? Travel Anyway!

I often get emails, and messages from people – asking the same question – “how do you afford travel? Are you from a rich family? Do you have connections? Did you get some crazy compensation deal – and have decided to blow it all on roaming the world rather than making sound investments?!”  Well, no.Continue reading “Broke? Travel Anyway!”

Poo-Poo Monkey

You know…the unfair thing about playing with kids is…well, it’s unfair.  You enter into the game like any other – thinking it will be a level playing field (because that’s how games should be right?!) but you quickly find it will be anything but. Like today I was instructed I was a “Poo-Poo Monkey” that was runningContinue reading “Poo-Poo Monkey”

Lost Child

Gotta tell you this one real quick…it’s a story I was told just yesterday – drama central over here trust me! So there’s a larger school near the kindergarten I work at…and the parents are up in arms at the moment – full pitchfork and flaming torches kinda deal (well you know, metaphorically!) …news travels fast hereContinue reading “Lost Child”

Hot Wheels!

We made wooden cars in class the other day…and as we all know, science-backed scientific research has proven flame designs make any car go faster. So obviously mine was the fastest. Aaron’s really got the mean-mug look down! http://www.facebook.com/storytimewithjohn

Curse of the Ninja

Was reminded of this childhood memory by Melanie, after my previous post regarding childhood lies! When I was in primary school, like most kids my age – I used to love The Power Rangers. The kicking, the punching, the flipping, the monsters, and the explosions…I mean, the whole package appealed really. So it wasn’t a rare sight toContinue reading “Curse of the Ninja”

I’m Finnish

I’ve been asked to provide five possible short stories, which display language errors – for a Korean made English language book – I suppose the aim is to point out possible mistakes that could be made, so that English learners don’t have to make them personally! Anyway, I have to get them done by Sunday!Continue reading “I’m Finnish”

The Oracles

Re-watched this wonderful video recently… My 23rd year is almost over, and I must say their tarot reading was a little off, their horoscope predictions somewhat skew-whiff! Hmmm…but there’s always next year I suppose… http://www.facebook.com/storytimewithjohn