Snapshots of life...
Three Months In
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...
Will Everything Be Alright?
The Istanbul elections loom...
My first semester of teaching has come to an end...
Game of Thrones Season 8 Review
Oh, Game of Thrones, what you could have been...
7 Tricks to Pick Up the Local Tongue
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 … Continue reading 7 Tricks to Pick Up the Local Tongue
Game of Thrones Season 8 Half-Time Review
An in-depth look back over the first half of Game of Thrones' 8th and final season (contains full spoilers).
“What Are You Doing Here?”
"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."
How to Teach English Abroad
Interested in teaching English abroad? This is your first stop...
Welcome to Parchment Road!
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. … Continue reading Welcome to Parchment Road!