This month’s Rock.Paper.Scissors e-newsletter focuses on lessons I’ve learned as a Canadian living abroad. Missed the article? Check it out here. (Not on the monthly e-newsletter mailing list? Sign up for free here.)
As is tradition, with each enewsletter article I write, I include resources – both serious & tongue in cheek. On with the tradition ….
A Canadian Abroad Related Resources
- Test your knowledge & check out this crossword puzzle I made about living in Kenya. Send me your answers; prize to the 10th person who does so (a Life Lenses® assessment)! (I’ll include the answers in the next newsletter.)
- Country insights; check out this website by the Centre for Intercultural Learning, that gives you valuable info about a ton of countries. It includes the perspective of a local & a visitor. Very cool.
Resources on the Lighter Side
- Idiot Abroad, is a TV show created by Ricky Gervais with Karl Pilkington. In this clip Karl (said idiot) teaches kids in South Africa & the kids choose the topic of risk (3:58min)
- Check out this classic clip of comedian Jim Carrey talking about Canada. Stereotypes anyone?! (2:03 min)
- Africa, This is Why I Live Here. To get a taste of the funny, poignant, frustrating & other experiences of living in Africa check out this fabulous facebook page (note, you need to have a facebook account yourself to access it).
- You won’t believe your eyes when you see what happens to this mountain biker. Only in Africa. (1:15 min)