Category Archives: Thoughts around the world

Accept a piece of homework, even if it’s 10 years late.

I started teaching when I was 22 years old. I used to teach EFL in Mexico, and many times, as I was getting my class ready, I was asked if I knew were the teacher was. I moved from teaching … Continue reading

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Shadows of the Last Day of School

On August 24, 2015 a new academic year at Qingdao Amerasia International School began. I wrote about it claiming that many worlds had been born that day. A few births and blossoming of ideas after, today this year came to … Continue reading

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Nothing burns like winter

“Winter is coming,” says George R.R. Martin in A Game of Thrones. Winter is here and it means it, I realized on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 when I returned home from work and found out that there was no electricity … Continue reading

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I came, I saw and Roma conquered me

I came to Rome nearly 10 years ago. It was my first time in Rome, and it was the *first Rome I visited. All roads will take us to Rome; Rome was not built in one day; and when in … Continue reading

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Finding room for my words and ideas in Lisbon

From March 13-16, 2013, Lisbon was the perfect venue for presenting my paper. It took me a year to build my learning platform (e-colelingvo.wall.fm) and to get it running properly. What began with observation and piloting, finding mistakes, adjusting initiatives and … Continue reading

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The Mexican boy with Beijing in his eyes

  Beijing has welcomed me CON LOS BRAZOS ABIERTOS (with arms wide open), and has granted me the opportunity to discover miscellaneous ways to mend solaces and reconstruct illusions, since we live in one world and one dream. Beijing has … Continue reading

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Cecilia

Cecilia (This is Cecilia Magaña, a incredibly sensational human being. One of the pillars of the person I am today, in 2013- as I edit this post. One of the best bosses I have ever had; an accomplished writer, and … Continue reading

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