Did I ever explain what I’m actually doing here? I’m a language assistant. The title can mean a great many things depending on the school in which you find yourself. For me, it generally means taking half classes or sometimes full classes and trying to make them speak English. This is part of the British … More Some Days Are Better Than Others
Welcome to December I know it’s been a while since I last wrote but there we go. I’d rather write something slightly interesting every so often than write really boring stuff all the time. Anyway, it’s now December, would you believe, and this coming week will be our last week of classes for the year. … More Day 91: Pretty Good So Far
Freaky Friday in the Forest Rather than going to the gym yesterday afternoon, I took the more convenient exercise option – running straight out of my place and into the adjacent forest – despite the chilling cold and the thick fog (as one of my flatmates accurately assessed, it’s “like !!!!ing Mordor”). It was very … More Day 77: The Awkward Moment When…
The Wednesday Evening Mark By the time I get to Wednesday evening it’s like I’ve almost made it to the end of the week. Three classes tomorrow and then that’s it for the week. We still have more hours here than we usually have at university in England, so we’re getting more for our money … More Day 49: The End of the Week?
Neuchâtel was bathed in sunshine today and I made the most of it by going for a paddle in the clear waters of the lake. Nice. Spending my lunchtime in the sun by the lake did have one unexpected result – a bit of September sunburn! On with the moisturiser tonight. That wasn’t the only … More Day 8: Testing the Water & Tasting the Water