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Planes, trains, automobiles…and did I mention trains? Phillip and I decide to switch up our mode of transport for a quick trip up north.

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A brief reflection on the most novel events to take place during the past year, with a promise of more of the unfamiliar in 2015.

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Wishes for happiness, along with a confit de canard dinner and a canelé dessert for a dear friend across the pond on her birthday.

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Sometimes it’s tough to remember whether the “T” in “TAPIF” stands for “teaching” or “travel.”

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Pacific Northwest-based twenty-something acquires most predictable vehicle in existence.

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How to survive the deafening quietness of a life without constant visual and aural stimulation.

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Giving it all up for a teaching gig in rural France? Here are some tips on how to make friends and enjoy life en pleine campagne.

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Adeptes de la bronzette? Non, non. Some silly Périgordin language assistants hit the beach in the deep of winter.

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Still elbow-deep in clay with still a lot to learn about how to throw pottery. This week’s lesson: trimming.

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The first in a series of posts on the life and times of an English language assistant in Nontron, France.

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