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You say goodbye and I say hello
I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello
The good thing about still living in Rochefort is that I will be able to see some teachers that I have met, like Lydia and Caroline who I get along really well with. We will continue to go out for lunch or supper together every now and then and a really great thing is that I will be able to continue ...
... The location of Rochefort was ideal because of its location. It is inland a bit, but there is still access to it by the Charente river. At the mouth of the river, there are a few different islands that also aided in protecting it. La Corderie Royal (Royal Rope Factory) was a symbol that "France was fighting back against the naval power of the English".
In about the middle of our visit, a museum employee gathered everybody up to come back ...
... it will be in August, then back to France.
The cool thing is, one of my wonderful colleagues’ (Lydia)
husband has been a carpenter rebuilding Hermione. How cool is that to be a part
of this history? Lydia, her husband Ambroise and their family will be flying to
Halifax where Ambroise will be part of the team sailing her back to France in
August….of course Lydia and their son will be flying back to France. How ...
... is because I was invited to a teacher’s house just this past Saturday to have supper with her and another teacher, Pauline that lives in the same apartment building but works in La Rochelle. So these two teachers are actually in their first year of teaching after university, or perhaps I could say they are in their last year of their teaching degree, as they work 9 hours a week all year, preparing classes, teaching, marking and doing everything a teacher does. But ...
Today we visited an abbey, and a very interesting Cathedral. There was another building or maybe an enclosed area (it was hard to tell) that was attached to the back of the Cathedral that we could see from the outside, but unfortunately we could only visit the sanctuary. I’m always curious what the rest of these churches and buildings look like, but of course we have to stick to the sanctuary. In this Cathedral ...