Monthly Archives: October 2011

Donkeys and castles…and drama

In contrast to past entries I know exactly how long this one is going to be because I only have half an hour left at this cybercafé before all my change will disappear into its gaping maw. I said goodbye … Continue reading

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Reverse culture shock is a bitch.

Right off the bat I should clarify that I do not know how long this entry is going to be, because I’m already quite surprised that I’ve managed to steal the “listening to concert archives” workstation at Nimes’ art library … Continue reading

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In Nimes at the Russian cybercafé, after spending the day getting gloriously lost. I was planning to take the laptop to the repair shop in Montpellier today, but it tuns out the repair shop is only open Monday through Friday. … Continue reading

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New job!

I just finished my first day of teaching. It is five in the afternoon, not even, and I can barely put one foot in front of the other. The lycée where I am working is enormous, and if I were … Continue reading

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Bridge to Burundi

http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Helping+their+peers+world+away/5451954/story.html A story I wrote for my (fingers crossed) future employer about a village school in Burundi and how teenagers from the Montreal area are helping to maintain it. The story behind the story is coming soon, stay tuned!

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Just to let you know

This is just a little post to let you guys know…I am now back in Geneva with Salim and Mohamed and Salim’s brother Malick, enjoying hot showers, pounding electronica,Senegalese food, Swiss chocolate and…not enjoying the guilt I’m feeling over just … Continue reading

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