English Assistantship in France – FAQs

Everything you want to know about teaching English in France! … More English Assistantship in France – FAQs


Of Visa Appointments And Sheer Dumb Luck

If you’ve been reading my posts from the beginning it won’t be a surprise to you that I received my arrêté quite late. I got the version without the DIRECCTE’s (Direction régionale des enterprises, de la concurrence, de la consommation, du travail et de l’emploi a.k.a. The Department of Labour) stamp via email on the 8th … More Of Visa Appointments And Sheer Dumb Luck

Synopsis of a Year in Retrospect (Part II)

The John Green quote “My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations” comes to mind as I sit to write this particular post. It’s like my ideas are particles spiralling in a solar windstorm somewhere in the universe that is my mind. Space tornadoes supposedly produce the aurora borealis phenomenon though, so there’s that… … More Synopsis of a Year in Retrospect (Part II)

Synopsis of a Year in Retrospect (Part I)

Disillusioned idealism, procrastination, dilettante, ADHD. Call it what you want, but it struck again. Let me preface by saying that this post is probably going to be ‘rambly’ and all over the place. Much like the year and quite possibly the person it reflects. lol I hope you find some useful information in-between though! I’ve … More Synopsis of a Year in Retrospect (Part I)

Endings and Beginnings

A few years ago, when I first began the process of applying to be an English teaching assistant in France I realized that while there were multiple blogs recounting the experiences of persons who had taken part in the (CIEP) program, the vast majority belonged to American assistants. I thought it might be refreshing to … More Endings and Beginnings