BEST WESTERN Cumberland Hotel
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I have only been teaching 8 weeks in Harrow but it has been a really blessed experience. It's funny to think that as I write this I won't ever see those kids again and part of that saddens me. Although we all had our ups and downs, they were great kids. It took me about 4 weeks to ingratiate myself to them but I got there in the end. I remember I sent Col, Julianne and Nicole emails about how tough it was and it was a nightmare at first. I held detentions, then ...
... did supply(Australians call it casual) teaching for my first two weeks here and I struggled with the poor behaviour of some of the students. I won't say what happened in the lesson of Year 9 Geography, which was the worst supply lesson I took, but it involved a bunch of rowdy boys that wouldn't sit still, me trying to teach a geography lesson and a poor boy who spent the whole lesson trying not to breathe and having an emotional outburst. Not even ...
... get out of there, however it wasn't to be! Our bags never arrived along with about 10 other people's. Our guess is there was no space and that was the "baggage issue" so they just left some behind and as ours were some of the last to arrive we lost out. After a lot of faffing and running around as the airport was deserted, someone finally popped up to take down our details and said the bags would be with us the next evening - more than likely. Not so bad I guess.
This day pretty much sucked.
While it was nice to have leg room on the bus with quite a few people staying in Dublin it absolutely sucked saying goodbye.
4 hours on a ferry and about 4 hours driving with a few stops in Wales and we were back in London.
... the airport and watched the passing masses to kill time and try to stay awake.
When we finally met up with our friend, Sweden, we bought train tickets to London, Paddington station, closer to central London. The trip only took about 15 minutes. The station was a huge, beautifully lighted, and bustling building with windows covering the ceiling. Everytime I have travelled, I have been in awe of a great number ...