#28 London Mayor declares ‘a major incident’ Third National Lockdown

As I’m sure everyone is aware across the world now, England has entered into its third national lockdown. This comes after hospitals have detected a new strain of the coronavirus in England. This has been described as far more infectious than the previous coronavirus which will raise a lot of fears for those in the…

#27 Arabic Vocabulary – Religion

As it is the winter break I thought I would put together a list of useful Arabic vocabulary you should know for the topic religion. I have also included some pictures I have taken over the years of religious places across the Middle East and North Africa. Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem مسجد في…

#26 Spending Christmas in Kuwait

As you can tell by the title of this blogpost I am spending Christmas here in Kuwait for the first time. This will actually be my second time away from home during the Christmas period, last time was back in 2010 when I was living in Lebanon. This year however is different. The world is…

#25 Life inside the online classroom

Here in Kuwait children haven’t been in school since March due to Covid. While schools across the world, especially back in England, have opened up again, schools here have remained closed. There is no certainty or any real clarification of when children and staff can go back to school again. This leaves a lot of…

#24 My poem

The tears would pourAnd that made him want moreSo deeply it began to scar All I could imagine was to be far Away from such evilAs ugly as a beetleTouching what is not hisIs this how it is For your body to become frozenAnd for the scream to be lostNothing would come outPraying for him to…

#23 Half term is here! Weekend at the Movenpick

Half term is finally here! What felt like the longest week ever, I’m so glad that our break is here. A well deserved rest for all teachers and students. Following on from my last post, my friend and I who is a year 5 teacher at the same school, decided to spend the weekend at…

#22 3 day weekend in Kuwait – What I got up to

Here in Kuwait, a 3 day weekend was announced as it is Prophet Muhammad’s birthday. Our weekend here is on a Friday and Saturday unlike that in the U.K. and other countries across the world where they have it on Saturday and Sunday. However this weekend we had an extra day off, Thursday. It was…

#20 I’m back in the Middle East!

So it has been quite a while since I have done my last post on here. This is mainly because it was a lil hectic in the moving process. If you are new to my blog then welcome! I have just recently moved back to Kuwait for my third year of teaching here.  So let…