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the French are sucking the lifeblood out of me yet again. For some reason, they are simply incapable of the concept of customer service.

Today…when pointing out a minute error that I would like easily corrected, the girl simply said “désolée”. 289 more words

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The journey continues...

Bonsoir mes amis!

Finally, I will conclude my Spring break adventures so that I can begin to write about my last few weeks in Montpellier. Warning, this is one of the longest posts I have written, so you may want to read it in pieces, I have separated it by cities: Florence, Milan, and Nice. 3,256 more words

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I'm breaking up with you, CAF

I’m breaking up with you.

I’m sorry I didn’t say this in person. I just didn’t want to ruin the little time we were able to spend together. 716 more words


How not to teach students: The Troisième Edition

On the 19th April, I will be saying goodbye to my students and status as not-quite-qualified-yet-more-than-experienced-teacher for the very last time. To commemorate one of the more challenging years of my life, I have decided to write about how I managed to teach English as a foreign language to one of the most difficult age-groups in the history of the world. 1,156 more words


La vie en Rome : Pastas & Pizzas, Ruins & Riches

Hello again!


As promised, here is the Rome issue of the Spring Break blogs!


III. Rome (March 7th – March 11th)

We all departed from Trapani early Friday morning (March 7th) and caught an airplane to Rome ! 2,057 more words

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Wine bar for everyone!

Hello all,

Yes , I am struggling to get these all out but I promise they are on the way. Here goes my attempt to finish my spring break trip in one night. 1,034 more words

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The Painter Stole My Candy

After a weekend trip to Berlin last November, I returned to find the apartment above mine had a water leak and was causing the floor in mes toilettes to flood. 1,006 more words

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