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blog 88: In which I’m STILL in CHINA – PART THE SECOND.

In my previous blog I had reached the end of my time at the Nansha College Preparatory Academy and had covered my first 10 days in China. AND YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT!!!!! (And I must say I find … Continue reading

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blog 87: In which I go to CHINA – PART ONE.

I’ve been very fortunate in recent years to have had the chance to do overseas school visits at the Jakarta International School (twice), The British International School of Jakarta and The American Community School of Abu Dhabi (see blog 33).     In … Continue reading

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blog 86: in which I farewell 2015

Hey, it’s December 31st and you know what that means. Yes, time for my annual shower! But apart from that, it’s also the last day of 2015. So I thought I should do a final blog to see off the year. … Continue reading

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blog 85: In which October and a bit of November get the once over.

Here’s a quick recap of some of the major happenings in my life over the past couple of months. You may or may not know it (it’s sure to be one or the other) but I’m a big fan of the … Continue reading

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blog 84: In which I say WHAM, BAM thank you SPAM!

I get heaps and heaps of SPAM sent to my Blog.  Spammers are by far my biggest and most vocal fans. They love me! I know this because they are always so complimentary. I regularly read their comments just to make myself … Continue reading

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blog 83: In which I recap August and September and where some of the things I say are actually true.

August and September have been very busy but very enjoyable months for me. They were packed with school visits, as well as a festival and a conference which took me from Brisbane to Melbourne to Ipswich to Hobart. Here are some of … Continue reading

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blog 82: In which I don’t really blog at all.

It’s been a busy past five weeks packed with one or two school visits just about every day including a two week tour down in Melbourne and Gippsland. I have another busy two weeks coming up where I’m at the … Continue reading

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blog 81: In which I journey to the Nation’s Capital (or What happens in Canberra doesn’t stay in Canberra!)

I’ve just returned from a very enjoyable week in CANBERRA with my wife. There wasn’t quite enough time for me to set all the Nation’s affairs in order, but you know, I did what I could. Here’s how it all went. I spent … Continue reading

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blog 80: In which JOE BAUER says, ‘Welcome to Jurassic World!”

My son Joe Bauer the illustrator of the Eric Vale and Derek ‘Danger’ Dale series has a new project underway creating animated trailers which take off  some of the upcoming big blockbuster films. He’s kicked it off with this JURASSIC WORLD … Continue reading

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REBLOG #7 (a blog from the backlog!) blog 16: In which I speak out of school

A question from a teacher as we made our way through a school playground narrowly avoiding riots and food fights. Teacher: Michael, do you ever miss full-time teaching? Me: Would it be rude and insensitive if I just laughed hysterically about now? ———————————————————————- … Continue reading

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