School

Target of jokes

When I was little, I was the target of jokes of choice for my classmates, because I couldn’t speak properly Spanish. I had went to school not knowing a single…

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Dancing from the back row

I have never been good at dancing because I have a directionality problem, and I cannot tell right from left, up from down, and so on. My limbs coordination is…

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Faint

To be bilingual has many advantages. But sometimes creates strange situations. I uttered my firsts words in Croatian, and I learned Spanish at school when I was already 5 years…

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Difficult Difference

She was taller than the rest of us. I can’t remember her name, but I can see her face, always frightened, with her eyes looking around, a little lost, as…

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I hate lists

Who doesn’t love a list? So write one! Top five slices of pizza in your town, ten reasons disco will never die, the three secrets to happiness — go silly…

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August Blues

As a kid, were you happy or anxious about going back to school? Now that you’re older, how has your attitude toward the end of the summer evolved? August blues…

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