Category Archives: restaurant

Brazilian, Anyone?

It is the end of my current teaching session. My students will take their big test next week (CAE) and I will be keeping my fingers crossed that they are all successful.  Seeing as it was the last day, tradition … Continue reading

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Perfect Moments of the Near Past

I’m laying catch up with the Perfect Moments. Sunday’s Perfect Moment was a combination of three great things (in no particular order):  Japanese food, an interesting cafe, and friends from a long time ago.  Having reunited with an old friend, … Continue reading

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Some Korean Food

I had the opportunity to go out with some former students on Thursday. Having survived a gruelling test preparation course with me (and then embarking on an international relationship with each other),  I feel a strong bond of friendship and … Continue reading

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Make my Burrito: A Treatise on Abdicating my Assembling Responsibilities

Lately, I have become somewhat addicted to burritos. I think I have had one at least once a week for the past two months. The problem, though some might see it as an advantage, is that you have to instruct … Continue reading

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A Quest for Orange

We will call it a quest for orange. Does that make any kind of sense to you?  It probably sounds like the ranting of a madman.  There is nothing I can do about that.  The quest for orange is real, … Continue reading

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Catching Up on All The Perfect Moments

  I have been a little remiss (so my students don’t need to use the dictionary, this means careless or thoughtless) in my blogging. I haven’t posted for many days, but I don’t want you to think that I have … Continue reading

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Deliciously Perfect

Today’s perfect moment comes from a place many of my perfect moments come from: namely food. In an effort to expand my culinary horizons I ventured out what I have affectionately dubbed Turkish Pizza. A year or more ago I … Continue reading

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To Old Friendships Rekindled

Since late last year an interesting (and positive) phenomenon has been happing to me.  People who I haven’t connected with in a long time have sought me out and either contacted me or arranged to meet me. In some cases … Continue reading

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A Waitress Takes the High Ground

Long time readers of this blog will know that I have trouble making choices. When it comes to ordering in a restaurant, I can usually get it down to two or three choices but then spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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