About James Pengelley


The Hairy Chef is a teacher, a baker, a swimmer a photographer, a homebrewer and a freelance travel writer from Perth, Western Australia. He fell in love with teaching after a 6 week volunteer experience in Thailand after realizing that making people smile is something everyone should believe in. Currently based in Bogota, Colombia as a Senior Teacher, he has more than 4 years experience teaching English as a foreign language to students from Mongolia to Venezuela and loves going to work every day. Well, almost every day.

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