Tag: funnies

  • “Write a book!” they said.

    “Write a book!” they said.

    Well, this is definitely not what they had in mind. As anyone who has ever read this blog at any point will know, I almost never get around to sleeping.  Well, doing ridiculous things like this is part of the reason why!  I stumbled across the verb for ‘snuggle’ in class this morning (I guess […]

  • Добрая Девушка

    Добрая Девушка

    It’s a fine line between ‘remembering forever’ and ‘scarred for life’, but that’s the line I tried to walk when I criticised my student’s essay last week.  Like I said, I was very upset after I read it, and knew that he would have known the effect it would have on me.  As such, it was […]

  • In a shocking turn of events

    In a shocking turn of events

    I’ve discovered that drinking vodka will not in fact make you any less ill.  Rather the contrary.  I may be dying. On the questionable upside, here’s me performing a limerick I wrote in Russian for my student Sonya’s birthday, in Russian then in English.  Enjoy:  

  • The ultimate meh

    The ultimate meh

    The Russian personality, in under a minute (first 27 seconds): I’m slightly addicted to the ‘Twisted Nederland’ videos and have spent far too many nights not sleeping because of them.  There’s a range of videos just as amazing as the above, and I’ve put a link directly to the Russian section in the ‘Blogs I Follow’ […]

  • Puppies and Rainbows

    Puppies and Rainbows

    The last three posts have been about conflict, racism, and cannibalism; so let’s have a break and check out my students being hilarious. Group 1: “All Star” by Smash Mouth (my phone ran out of free space halfway through sorry!)   Group 2: “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Japsen   Group 3: “It’s Rainin’ […]