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Last week, as it was my last week in Rochefort working at Pierre Loti Collège, some kids, mostly the younger ones showed that they were sad to see me go. I could tell that they really have enjoyed my weekly visits in their class. There were two classes specifically that did something nice for me. They were both the sixièmes, so they are 11&12 years old. In one class, some students gave me candy and somebody started a little going away card that all the ...
This building, called la Corderie Royale, is where all of the ropes were made for different boats and ships, like Hermione. It is 374 meters long and the longest building in Europe. They had to make ropes close to 200 meters long and this explains the length of the Corderie Royale, because of the way the ropes were traditionally made in the past. The building was partially destroyed in a fire in 1944 during a bombing raid by the Germans. Later in ...
... is quite
We were also blessed with a beautiful day to enjoy all of
the hard work that was put into the remaking of this piece of history.
Hope you enjoy the pics….and if you’re in Halifax in August
2015…be sure to check her out!
(Excuse all of the titles in every one of my entries....but I have to give each pic a title in order for it to save..One of my not so favorite tasks).
Yes, God continues to bless me every day with the people I have met during my time in France.
Last Monday, January 12, was one of my teacher's birthdays. I was working in Courcon that day, this teacher lives just outside of La Rochelle and her mom lives in between the school and La Rochelle. So anyways, I was invited to her mom’s house with her for lunch, which was absolutely fantastic. It was great to be able to meet the mother of this teacher, as I ...
... this time coming to France was much more relaxed. I am confident enough in my language skills, I knew people here already, knew what I was going to, and I had already been to the Charles De Gaulle airport.
Here’s to some intentional travelling this second "half" of my stay here in Europe. And am I ever glad that this “half” is longer!
Until next time folks,
Enjoy what you’ve got, wherever you ...