Snapshots of life…Read More Postcards
The blog has been on the back-burner for a little while, but here’s an update on how some of the more important aspects of life have been going in my first three months…Read More Three Months In
The Istanbul elections loom…Read More Will Everything Be Alright?
My first semester of teaching has come to an end…Read More Ramazan
Oh, Game of Thrones, what you could have been…Read More Game of Thrones Season 8 Review
Necessity is the mother of invention – and what better what to invent your second language than by making it an absolute necessity to live. We’ve all heard that the best way to learn a language is to spend time in a country that speaks it, after all. And yet, I’ve met plenty of people […]Read More 7 Tricks to Pick Up the Local Tongue
An in-depth look back over the first half of Game of Thrones’ 8th and final season (contains full spoilers).Read More Game of Thrones Season 8 Half-Time Review
“The idea of someone coming from one of the richest, most liberal and democratic nations on the planet to an industrial city in a country many one day hope to leave strikes them as a little peculiar.”Read More “What Are You Doing Here?”
Interested in teaching English abroad? This is your first stop…Read More How to Teach English Abroad
With my Six Months South Journey over and a new phase of life beginning, I’m relaunching my blog… Welcome to Parchment Road! Hopefully, with a less time-restrictive title, I will be using this site for years to come, to document and comment on all those gems in the story of life that catch my eye. […]Read More Welcome to Parchment Road!