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From the Alps to Amsterdam! (Part I)

The holiday system for schools here in France means I get a two-week break in February: bliss! During my first week I went skiing with my family, in Les Menuires, which was so much fun. 556 more words

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B-day in Barça!

My twenty-first birthday was definitely the best one of my life so far. It was amazing to go away for a weekend with my friends and have a mini- break from everything. 946 more words

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Christmas Countdown

It’s been a few weeks since I last wrote a blog post, but I’ve been too busy to write until now. I’ve enjoyed Lyon’s Fête des Lumières,  600 more words

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Fantastic Bea(s)ts and Where I Found Them

I didn’t do any major travelling this week, because I was still recovering from Strasbourg last weekend and catching up on lesson-planning. However, I still managed to see a film with the girls on Monday night (‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’), and go out searching for some fantastic beats with Ellie in Lyon on Saturday. 579 more words

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A Festive Weekend!

This weekend I travelled to Strasbourg, self-proclaimed ‘Capital of Christmas’, where wonky but charming brightly coloured houses line the cobbled streets, and the delicious smells of the Christmas market are inescapable. 860 more words

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How different is French school anyway?

Having worked as an English Language Assistant in France for a few months now, I thought I’d make a list of cultural differences between state schools in the UK and in France. 782 more words

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Teaching, clubbing, cycling, doing...

I’ve been keeping myself busy this week, and even though I’m six weeks into living in France, I’ve still been able to do plenty of new things. 770 more words

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