Zborovska Flatmates

Arriving at the street number listed on my piece of paper, I saw three people whom I immediately recognized from our email exchanges; Roz, Chris and Annette. Roz and Chris, about my age, were from the UK.  It was Roz’s idea to get together and go out for drinks in our first evening together since we would be sharing the flat for a month during the TEFL course.  Annette, from Australia, was about my Mom’s age, a retired schoolteacher setting…

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UK arrival staying in Soho

Getting to Soho by cab from Heathrow airport I took in the scenery like swimming backwards through a dream.  By the time I got to Heathrow, I was well into my 27th hour of travel since leaving Cleveland airport.  I was hungry, tired and seriously in need of a shower and just beginning to regret the full weight of my two heavily overstuffed bags.  Never having had much experience with public transportation, I rushed out toward the black cabs, not…

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