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Happy Independence Day!

Today – the 26th of May – is the 47th anniversary of Guyana’s independence from the British, so I wish every Guyanese a Happy Independence Day! A party was held in the village last night to celebrate which include songs, poems, dances and skits from students (primary and secondary) and talks on Guyanese history from … Continue reading »

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Big Day Today…

The date is 1st December, 2012 and it’s a Saturday. Today is a big day for 2 different reasons: – Today is day #100 of my gap year adventure! I’ve been in Guyana for 98 days, but I’m counting the 2 days travelling as a part of the adventure. – As there are now 3 … Continue reading »

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Happy World Teachers’ Day!

Happy World Teachers’ Day! We never celebrated this back home, but here it’s a big thing. I’ve had no lessons today, but instead a general assembly with songs, dances, poems, moral talks, etc, a big lunch with all staff and students eating together, handmade cards from students and even presents! UK teachers, take note: this … Continue reading »

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