The Foreigner Bubble

Lately I’ve been reading a lot of Asian-American literature. In every one that I have read so far they refer to foreigners as “ghosts” in Maxine Hong-Kingston’s “Warrior Woman” her mother often refers to America as ghost country, and refers to everyone who is not Chinese as a ghost (the postman ghost, the milkman ghost,…

Pick My Brain!!

A while ago I wrote an article for the International TEFL academy from whom I received my TEFL certification (http://www.internationalteflacademy.com/). It was written with my family and friends in mind, about maintaing relationships at home while being abroad. Take a look and let me know what you think! http://www.internationalteflacademy.com/alumni-stories/bid/206476/a-balancing-act-your-new-life-abroad-and-loved-ones-at-home?source=Blog_Email_%5BA%20Balancing%20Act%3B%20You%5D  

TEFL and the Politics of Privilege

Disclaimer; Before reading this post you should know I am not purposely trying to make anyone angry or upset. You may not agree or like what I have to say, I may piss you off. You may think I am a liberal communist sympathizing hippie, or a China bashing ignorant American. I just want to…