Teaching is not an easy job. Teaching can actually be quite an extremely difficult job. My fellow teachers out there know what I’m talking about. Maybe some of those of you whom think teaching isn’t that difficult, I dare you to try it for a day. Sometimes, you can find me complaining about how much my students, all of whom I only see an hour … Continue reading Why I choose to teach.
I’m sure many of you are aching to hear the details of my recent Spanish and Portuguese adventure after (probably) seeing some of my Instagram photos. So, alas here it is….at least, the beginning of it. Two of my fellow English assistants and I started our adventure in Barcelona (did you get that Friends reference in the title?!) , after having slept in the Charles … Continue reading “I was backpacking across western Europe. I was just outside of Barcelona, hiking in the foothills of Mount Tibidabo…” #theresnolake: my Barcelona experience and some tips on how to travel there for cheap
As of the 23rd of January, I had been in France for four months. However, my visa had not yet been completely validated until yesterday, February 1st. About a week or so ago I wrote a post about the struggle that I have been having and continue to have with the way that the French communicate and operate, especially when it comes to legal/educational things. … Continue reading Patience is a virtue, especially when you live in France