The last couple of years have been some of the best of my life so far. 2010 saw the completion of my BA from University, my 30th birthday and the breaking free of a job I didn’t like but kept at for the entire decade. I managed to complete my degree in the amount of… Continue reading
Selamat Datang di Joey Goes Global
Klik “like” dan mejadi penggemarku. 🙂 Maaf ya, saya bisa tulis Bahasa Indonesia sedikit. Ini blog akan untuk mengajar dan hidup di Medan, Indonesia. Kalian bisa belajar Bahasa Ingriss watku membaca blog saya. Terima kasih banyak! Sampai jumpa lagi ya. 🙂
Live Now, Make Now the Most Precious Time
One of my favorite quotes is from an episode of Star Trek the Next Generation called the Inner Light. Captain Picard was knocked unconscious by a probe sent by a long extinct alien civilization with the purpose of downloading an entire lifetime of memories into his mind that he would experience in a mere 20… Continue reading
Sumatra, I’ll be back. Inshallah.
I’ve committed blogger sin and in the heart of my first teaching gig I went off the grid. I want to apologize for the lack of updates. I spent the second month of my volunteer contract in Sumatra just experiencing it. Sometimes it’s best to be that way. I didn’t put too much thought into… Continue reading
How Joey Got His Groove Back
I finished the first full week of teaching last week. I will admit, I was a broken man by Thursday. Starting out has been tough. I have no arsenal of lesson plans and even though the internet is a great resource nothing could get me ready for starting out my volunteer teaching here Sumatra other… Continue reading
I got my first teaching gig!
I’m 3/4 of the way through my TEFL certification course and I’ve secured my first teaching position. It started back in February when I was in Sumatra in the tourist town of Bukit Lawang, Indonesia. I did the 2 day jungle trek and really enjoyed the time spent along the river and near the jungle.… Continue reading