Update 2. Nothing overly exciting has happened, I'm afraid. But I have started working properly and have now done 4 full days of teaching, the 2nd 2 of which have been unsupervised. I currently have a free period as the class I would normally have now is made up of 2 directors (very nice gentlemen) but one of them has gone on Haj and the other has a very important meeting. I have 8 groups of students, and they are all lovely. I teach from 8.30-3 with a half-ho...
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Welcome to Libya!!! 3 nights down and I'm still alive, and not regretting it just yet. Cally and I have a lovely flat in an area called Hay Al Dimashq ("Region of Damascus") which is the top floor of of a family home - 3 daughters and 2 sons, all roughly our age. Last night they invited us down for tea, and we spent an hour and a half chatting in Arabic and English. The 12 year old son (Suheil) has made himself very useful by helping us out every time w...