Tag Archives: Summer School

The Latvian Invasion

Today was my last day off at the summer school, so I decided to ‘treat’ myself to a little shopping spree in Birmingham. After around thirty minutes of noise, filth, fatty-fighting and chav-dodging, I began to see the error of … Continue reading

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The long road ahead

This morning, I tested the new Japanese group that I’m going to have for my last couple of weeks here at the summer school. After I’d collected the papers, I asked one student: Me: How was the test? Him: Blank … Continue reading

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Is nowhere sacred?

Having played stairs roulette for two weeks in an attempt to break Hypochondriac Girl’s spirit (or legs), I realised that I was getting nowhere fast. Or rather, I was getting out of breath fast, but she just seemed to be getting faster … Continue reading

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Please, make it stop!

OK Latvia, I’m sorry for all the things I’ve said about you. I miss you. I want to come home. My throat is sore from saying ‘good morning’, ‘good afternoon’ and ‘lovely day, isn’t it?’ to every passing stranger. My … Continue reading

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Last Day in Latvia

Don’t worry, I’ll be back. I’m just going to work at a summer school in England for the next five weeks. This has me feeling slightly nostalgic about my little life in Latvia. So instead of packing, organising documentation, cleaning … Continue reading

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