The team we have now at Merry is the best so far. I feel really lucky that we were able to get so many good people together.
I enjoy coming into work each day to see them. I hope that our students enjoy meeting and spending time with them as much as I do.

  • Name: Ian D Hitcham
  • Age: 50
  • Blood type: O
  • Hobbies: Aikido, computers, DIY, cycling
  • Likes: My life, my family, Merry and its students, singing in the bath
  • Dislikes: Closed minded people, litter
  • Movies: Billy Elliot, Wind, The Matrix, Charlies Angels
  • Music: All sorts

Liudmila is our lead teacher now. She is in charge of curriclium development and coordinates all of the teaching staff. She has been teaching
for a long time and knows how to bring the best out of each lesson.

  • Age: 35
  • Blood type: A+
  • Hobbies: Reading, running, travelling.
  • Likes: Spring, laughing, making new friends.
  • Dislikes: Spiders
  • Movies: Titanic
  • Music: Pop and classical.



  • Name: Joe
  • Age: 28
  • Blood type: Don't know.
  • Hobbies: Reading, Exercise, meditation.
  • Likes: Living abroad, teaching, philosophy.
  • Dislikes: Wasps! Mochi.....
  • Movies: Sci-fi
  • Music: Metal, Hip-hop.


  • Name: Leigh
  • Age: 40
  • Blood type: Don't know.
  • Hobbies: Driving, fishing and tennis.
  • Likes: Japan, meeting people + cooking.
  • Dislikes: Pessimistic people, washing dishes
  • Movies: Last of the Mohicans, office space + Amelie.
  • Music: Lots, but not AKB48


  • Name: Sean
  • Age: 23
  • Blood type: O+
  • Hobbies: Running, reading, video games
  • Likes: Fried food, shiny objects
  • Dislikes: Humidity
  • Movies: Kill Bill, Drive,
  • Music: Background music



  • Name: Calvin
  • Age: 24
  • Blood type: Don't know.
  • Hobbies:Video games, board games, reading, writing, drawing.
  • Likes:Robots, ice cream.
  • Dislikes:Vampires.
  • Movies: Toy Story, The Dark Knight, Serenity.
  • Music: Rock and Roll!



  • Name: Marina
  • Age: 24
  • Blood type: A-
  • Hobbies:Dancing, travelling.
  • Likes:warm weather, going to the sea-side.
  • Dislikes:Having the same routine everyday.
  • Movies: Animation (like frozen), thrillers
  • Music: Pop music and R'n'B