Netflix during lockdown! Top 5 (Based on true events)

Netflix during lockdown has been an escape for millions across the globe. Personally, I’ve never needed something more during these times. People can truly underestimate the power and importance the film industry has. It allows us to bring up emotions we have perhaps been hiding, picture ourselves in a new world, highlight important issues that…

Moving to Kuwait? What to do on the weekend (Part 1)

3 years ago I was in the position many will be in now, a mixture of emotions but mostly filled with excitement. One of my biggest challenges when moving to Kuwait and even when arriving in Kuwait was not knowing what to do on the weekends. Kuwait is a small country in the Gulf that…

Day 2: Do I have to be confident to be a teacher?

The simple answer to that is yes to some extent but not as much as you may think. I remember when I first accepted my teaching contract I thought ‘gosh I’m not particularly loud and very confident how will I feel in front of a class of children’. But actually that was the easy part….

Part 1 – Useful phrases/sentences to know in Arabic

—————————————————————————————————————————————– -Greetings in Arabic  . صباح الخير    Sabah Al-kheir   (Good Morning) . صباح النور    Sabah Al-noor    (Good Morning – response) . مساء الخير.    Masa Al-kheir     (Good evening) . مساء النور.    Masa Al-noor.      (Good evening – response) . مرحبا           Marhaba  …

5 things I learnt as an expat teacher

Giving an honest, balanced view of what its like to be an expat teacher abroad. I’ve managed to narrow it down to 5, in my opinion, most important lessons learnt from living abroad as a teacher in Kuwait. The reason why I mention Kuwait specifically is because even though countries will share some similarities, what…