Day 1 of work: La petite assistante d’anglais (The little English assistant)

So, yesterday, October 1st, was technically my official first day of work. However, work really at all I did not. So, pretty much, in France, everything takes forever to start rolling. My contract officially started yesterday, but I didn’t actually teach or even observe. I had asked my contact when I needed to be at the school (the high school that is) on Thursday. He … Continue reading Day 1 of work: La petite assistante d’anglais (The little English assistant)

I actually live here. It’s not all romance and roses.

I have been in Laval for a little over a week now, and this past week has been a roller coaster. About Monday or Tuesday, I was feeling extremely overwhelmed. Now that I’m here, I’m required to finish my immigration paperwork and actually live, as an adult. What many of you back home may or may not realize is that living in Europe, as amazing … Continue reading I actually live here. It’s not all romance and roses.