Laurence Shee is a lecturer in the Monash South Africa Foundation Programme where he co-ordinates and teaches Global Studies, and teaches English for Academic Purposes. He has 36 years of teaching experience in English, History and Global Studies. Not to be tied to one institution, he has taught in various schools and two universities. Being fascinated by global issues, he worked in the diplomatic corps for twelve years and then successfully tried his hand at teaching business English in the corporate world for which he formed his own company, Winslow Wordsmith. While having an MA in Zimbabwean History, he is equally interested in education and language and has a post-graduate teaching Diploma and certificate courses in Teaching English for Specific Purposes and Computer Assisted Language Learning. His current doctoral research focuses on environmental history, with particular reference to the history of game reserve architecture in former marginal farming areas. He has reviewed many books and is a peer reviewer, an editor and author. His book on figurative language, Chameleon English – Constant Change, was published in London in 2010. He escapes to Big Five country at every opportunity.