Blog

From time to time, I post news on my blog relating to conferences, books, events and memorable experiences.  You can access the blog entries by clicking on the posts, below.  Please feel free to make comments or ask questions!

  • Author Visit – Makuhari International School (Chiba)

    I am delighted to announce that I have been invited to visit Makuhari International School (幕張インターナショナルスクール) in Chiba, Japan on Monday, February 6th as part of their … more

  • Author Visit – Doshisha International School (Kyoto)

    On Monday, January 27th, I was lucky enough to be invited to Doshisha International School (同志社国際中学・高等学校)in Kyoto.  Visiting Doshisha was very interesting, because the curriculum is roughly … more

  • “Isn’t It Boring To Visit This Place Every Year?” – Thoughts on a School Trip

    In October, I took a group of 10th graders on a five-day hiking trip to Shikoku, the smallest and least visited of Japan’s four main islands.  It … more

  • Great Football in an Empty Stadium – the 2013 Under-20 World Cup in Turkey

    Just before heading to Turkey for a holiday this summer, I happened to notice that the country was hosting the 2013 Under-20 World Cup at the time … more

  • The 2013 Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) in Singapore

    Between May 26-28, I was fortunate enough to attend the Asian Festival of Children’s Content in Singapore.  This year, the AFCC was held at the National Library … more

  • A Visit to Canadian International School in Singapore

    I would like to thank the students and teachers at both campuses of Canadian International School in Singapore for hosting my author visit on Monday, May 26th. … more