Category Archives: Work life

Summer School Fun

And yes, it was mostly fun!! The kids were great, although there was one rather spoiled little girl from Spain. She threw a wobbly everytime we asked her to do something she didn’t want to do, or told her she … Continue reading

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Techno Idiot

I do quite a lot of phone lessons – I phone the student (or vice versa), we chat a bit about the last week, we look at a text, discuss some grammar, and finish the call. I send them an … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for Mr FD!

Who has found a job! TBH I’m not sure I totally understand what he’ll be doing but it’s something to do with IT, and websites and computer programmes and Stuff. He had a phone interview on Wednesday, a face to … Continue reading

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Today I have mostly been…

…teaching and filing papers! Over at Fat Dormouse I was bemoaning the fact that I had a difficult lesson today – catching up with a group for their final 16 hours after a 9 month break. It wasn’t easy, and … Continue reading

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One thing less to worry about!

A couple of days ago I wrote about an unpaid bill, for work done between September and December, and how I was gearing myself up to do something about it. Like debt collectors etc. Yesterday I received an email from … Continue reading

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I am terrible at doing things I don’t want to do. I generally work better if the deadline for doing things is tomorrow…but I also find myself worrying about it beforehand!! I work for myself (“auto entrepreneur” in French) and … Continue reading

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Life in a small French village: with subtitles and without!

Life in a small French village has been fairly uneventful at the moment. I feel I’m letting my readers down as I don’t have very much to report…Life here has been much like life anywhere else, except here people speak … Continue reading

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