The World

Teaching Tokyo

Teaching Tokyo

Having ‘conquered’ Europe the next stop for the English Foreign Language teacher has to be Tokyo. The perennial honeypot for teachers seduced by the prospect of an incomprehensible language, an indecipherable alphabet, inscrutable customs and an intoxicating way of life. Getting the students to talk about anything other than Disney characters or understanding that when your boss tells you “this is not a problem” it really IS a big problem, is another matter though.

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A New World Symphony

A New World Symphony

A new world of travel and a new life of chance opens up for Kemp after he meets his travelling Passpartout – a bored, searching, pretty Greek anarchist, teaching in a suburban English boarding school for the summer, longing to get away and explore.
Passports in hand, they make a dash for it together…

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