Short story and a tribute!
Jan28

Short story and a tribute!

Sevilla, Avenida ConstitucionPhoto by R. Alessandro Here are the latest two posts on my new blog A Novel Spain. The first is a short story set in Seville based around a wedding. It’s called The Golden Cross. The other is a tribute based on someone I met in Seville, Salvador, who changed my life. It’s titled A Tribute, Salvador, A Remarkable Man. Hope you enjoy reading them. Share...

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New year, new blog: A Novel Spain
Jan03

New year, new blog: A Novel Spain

The time has come to move on. I still enjoy writing about TEFL and teaching English related topics and will continue to post here about once a week. However, living in Spain for over eight years has greatly influenced my life and, as a writer, my focus has changed. After writing the first draft of a contemporary novel set in Seville I’ve decided to start a new blog which links in with certain issues. A Novel Spain – Spain...

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This month’s Top Expat blogs
Aug22

This month’s Top Expat blogs

This is the first in the series of Top Expat blogs. Have a look below at some of the best expat blogs, articles and videos over the last month or so. Why would you want to spend a gap-year inThailand? Beats me. Photo by dazjohnson Most popular destination for gap-year students?According to this article on the Telegraph Travel the most popular travel destination for gap-year students is…..? Of...

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How Seville stole my heart, part two.
Jul23

How Seville stole my heart, part two.

Here’s part two of why I stayed to become a TEFL teacher in Seville. Look at part one here. Honeymoon in New York Finding my own life Her English improved and my Spanish became bearable. We had a few ups and downs, but mainly because, deep down, I was still unhappy in Seville. If I was going to stay, then it had to be for more than just love. I got a new job with ELI, one of the best English academies in Seville. The new...

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Where to teach English as a foreign language in Spain: Part 1
May01

Where to teach English as a foreign language in Spain: Part 1

Spain is one of the most popular destinations to teach English as a foreign language; the weather is fine, you can live reasonably comfortable (but never rich) on the wages, and English is vital for Spaniards. With so many places to chose from I thought I’d do this two part blog on the best places to teach English in Spain. This week’s blog is based in Andalucía. Seville at Night Seville Overview Seville is the capital of Andalucía....

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5 Things I love about living in Seville
Mar24

5 Things I love about living in Seville

In a moment of national crisis, sometimes I do wonder why I live in Seville. As a TEFL teacher with a golden ticket to teach and travel the world, I decided to stop here, but why? You’ve already seen the reasons why I hate living (put blog here), but there are reasons why I love it. (This post is as seen on the i-to-i TEFL blog) Lifestyle I love the Spanish lifestyle. I’m lucky enough to work for an academy where I have a three...

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