Prince George Alexander Louis

I’m back after a long while of trying to meet my deadline of a paper I am doing. Now that I am back, hello again! I hope you’ve missed me 🙂 Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son, the Prince of Cambridge. Like all babies, this one’s also […]

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Taxi Ride

While taking a taxi going home from the supermarket today, my husband and I got on a really interesting taxi ride. We befriended a fellow passenger (it’s quite common to share taxis here) and chatted with a rather animated driver. At the end of the journey, we exchanged phone numbers and it was smiles all […]

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Old Friends

My friends from South Africa and Ireland came to visit us last weekend and we had a lovely time catching up on each other’s lives. We went to a cafe, looked at some handicraft work, went shopping and took a really long walk around a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All in all, it was really […]

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The Iron Lady

Margaret Thatcher died today of a stroke and I have read so many mixed reactions surrounding this. One thing for sure, however, is that she was an iconic figure not just in Britain but around the world as well for her political ideologies. There was even a film made about her (which I’d enjoyed watching […]

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The New Pope

The Vatican City has announced a new Pope and he is no other than Pope Francis I from Argentina. He is the first non-European cardinal to be selected for this position. Image taken from: If you would like to know more about past leaders of the Roman Catholic Church, here are some exercises to […]

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The Charismatic President

It is a sad day for many Venezuelans who mourn the passing of Hugo Chavez. Although he was only 58 when he died, the late president had a very illustrious career and you can read about it from the websites below: Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Hugo Chavez Famous People Lessons: English Lesson […]

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