Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 27

Freedom at last!! (on land at least)


This past weekend saw a big change (well I hope) to my life in France. Thanks to some very generous support I have been able to get my independence back… the form of a van. For the past year I have survived using the local buses and train, as well as walking or riding everywhere, …

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Feb 17

A different view of the whiteboard: Time to practice what I preach!!


Since October 2012, I have been working as an English trainer here in France. When I arrived here with no French, work options were not that easy to come by, and I admit that when I first thought about me teaching English I was a bit unsure. I was not the greatest at English (or …

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Feb 09

My trip to Taule!!


The past week has flown  by….but I had to write a blog about my awesome trip to visit the CE2/CM1 class at Ecole Jean Monnet in Taule. I was partnered with the class as part of the 2013 Mini Transat race. We have been in contact and they made a picture for my mainsail and …

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