Dear Diary…. One Month In

I am one month in to my new Parisian life and I am already loving it so much!  As I mentioned in my previous post (La Première Semaine), I have settled in so quickly and everything seems to have magically fallen into place. To avoid constantly repeating myself, I’m not going to always blog about […]

The First Week! La Première Semaine!

Guess who’s back! Yep, I’ve packed my suitcase, bought a flight ticket and moved abroad again! After spending so much time sending off job applications to work in Spain, I gave in and went for my plan B of moving to France or China to learn a new language and experience a new culture. So […]

#TravelWhereYouLive

Recently, on Instagram, I came across the hashtag #TravelWhereYouLive and it inspired me to write this blog post. I’m currently living at home in Buckinghamshire, England, dreaming about hiking in South America and food in Asia and cocktails on soft sandy beaches but I quite often forget to think about how nice it is to […]

Bye Bye School!

It’s two weeks late but here it is; the end of my contract at the school.  I don’t think I can really describe how tired I was on the Saturday after 4 pretty hectic last weeks.  Maria was on a planned leave from the school so I took over as the teacher for year 5 […]

Spanish National Pole Dance Competition!

2a Copa Pole Style España 2015, Alicante I guess I should start this blog with a few apologies.  Firstly, I’m sorry this has taken so long to write because I’ve had so many people asking me about it and secondly, I’m sorry but there is no video to go with it.  You’ll understand the reasons […]

Optimism vs Reality

The reality of living in a foreign country alone vs the everlasting optimism that things will get better. I’ll be honest and actually say it out loud; my year abroad is not living up to the hype. The amount of times I’ve heard the phrase “a year abroad is the best year of your life” […]