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An Empty Chair Interview with Brittany Rickard

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Welcome back faithful reader to yet another Empty Chair Interview. I know it’s been a while, but let’s face it; you didn’t really notice, did you? Today I’m interviewing another

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My Life as an Illegal Alien (pt1) – Go Directly to Jail

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Chinese Teachers Despise YOU. Why? – Clash of Cultures II

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Hear ye, hear ye. Stand and be judged, barbarians!   A while ago, you may remember, Mike’s Guide to China published (we hope) a frank and informative synopsis on ways

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An Empty Chair Interview with Bruce Banner / Hulk

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Few interviews end with a broken chair, and even fewer interviewers would describe such an interview as a success. But I’m one of them! If you’re familiar with this ‘Empty

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The Top 5 Students Teachers Hate

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  Make no mistake, we don’t hate children. Nor do we condemn them for bad behavior –kids will be kids. But in any given ESL classroom, there are those bundles

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An Empty Chair Interview with Daria

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Welcome back dear reader, to another Empty Chair Interview. Today I’m meeting with one of my most beloved childhood personalities; everyone’s favourite ainxty 90’s teen… Daria.   I’ve cunningly disguised

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An Empty Chair Interview with Laura

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Da-da daaa [pause] da-da daaa [dramatic pause] danana da-nana [dramticer pause] dun da-da… Welcome back, sport fans! Today is all about health and fitness. In case you didn’t recognise the

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Top 11 Tips for Avoiding China Rage

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Today is China Raaage! Without getting into specifics, the following formula can pretty much sum up the stages of life in China for an expat: Honeymoon Period (1-2 months after

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An Empty Chair Interview with GOD

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I have met so many incredible characters on this Empty Chair Interview adventure: from famous chefs to force-wizards; simpletons to insane clowns; and even ME (#shameless self-promotion). But nothing could have

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An Empty Chair Interview with Dan

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Thank you for joining me today, dear reader. This particular interview is somewhat different from the usual light-hearted sort you may be familiar with (if you are a regular reader,

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