The Sharwa Bazaar

  I’m back with one of the many Deleted Scenes.  This one is something of a hybrid — parts of it show up at a later time in the book.  But here’s the original description of this amazing place, the … Read More

School Part 5 Remembering Names

This completes my run of Deleted Scenes from my early days and weeks at school.       My second classroom challenge was more idiosyncratic than cultural. I had a terribly hard time with their names, both remembering them and … Read More

School Part 3

  I’m continuing with the deleted scenes of my first few weeks as an English teacher at Zhezkazgan Humanitarian College, a pedagogical college preparing future primary school teachers to teach English. ***   The college administration didn’t like team teaching. They … Read More

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