Saturday 25th November - Yes a slightly premature xmas party but.. who cares! Can you tell I was happy about finally having an excuse to wear my xmas jumper?? I went to Rivière-du-Loup for a Christmas party. Before the party started, a few of us headed to get some dinner and I couldn't say no … Continue reading Xmas Party + Comedy Show
Thursday 9th November- At the beginning of this week, I was invited for lunch, I made sure it was on a day that I didn't have to rush back to the school for more classes but I expected the three others around me to rush back to work because isn't that just how things work? … Continue reading Chinese Fondue + Impromptu Meet-Up.
Friday 3rd November - Some of the British Assistants organised a Frat party and it was a full house of Brits, Canadians and Mexicans ! Beer pong started very early on, I made two very pitiful attempts to throw the ball into one of the many cups available. I can confirm, the ball at no … Continue reading Frat Fête !
Qué-back again.. as in Québec.. I am back..again. Alright forget it, moving on.. I found myself back in Quebec City for a training session. This was the first time that the British, Canadian, German and Mexican assistants were all together at once. Wednesday 1st November - The journey to QC started with a 4 … Continue reading Qué-back again !
Happy Halloween !! No your eyes are not failing you, this is in fact another blog post a day after the last one, don't get used to it ! It has to be at least a good.. 15 years since I actually did anything for Halloween and to be completely honest I kind of forgot … Continue reading Halloween Celebrations
Yes I know it's been a while.. it may not seem like it from these blog posts but I do actually work (no really.. I do) but I am back ! Saturday 21st October - It's very easy in a small town to be tempted to stay indoors all weekend and bore yourself to near … Continue reading Meet Matane
Now I know you came here to see a whale picture but it's time for you to lower your expectations.. all will become clear! Saturday 7th October - Off to Tadoussac. So, I went to Tadoussac, a village in Quebec at which the Saguenay and the Saint Lawrence rivers meet: That consisted of a 2hr30 min … Continue reading A Whale Of A Time ! (pun intended)
"Thank you for your patience" - Alexandre (One of the students). I decided to start with the words of one of the students because this is one of the things that struck me on my first week. I had just finished a session with 2 students and just as they were almost out of sight, … Continue reading All things teaching !
This is where it gets exciting.. Time to leave Montreal ------> time for Québec City. Friday 1st September: Before I get started properly, here are some pictures of the wonderful art on the buildings in Montreal that I had to capture before leaving: Today was the day that most people went to their respective towns. … Continue reading My First week in Québec! pt 2
Ahh! I am officially in Canada. I arrived just over a week ago and it has been one of the most interesting weeks of my life. I am going to try and keep this as short as I possibly can.. but that doesn't mean there wont be an excessive amount of pictures. Right, Lets start … Continue reading My First week in Québec! pt 1