Life around the world

I have just finished my job as a teaching assistant in France and there are a few weeks before I will start my new job in Brussels.

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Life around the world

Bread and Butter pudding is a classic British dessert and is a fantastic way of using up stale bread!

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Life around the world

One of my favourite treats from the UK is a cream tea. It’s not, as its name might suggest, tea with cream in it! It is a sort of English snack which is made up of a few essential things:

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Life around the world

Living in a foreign country can change your perspective of what you think “everybody knows”. I was teaching a class about England to French teenagers and I mentioned the Tudor rose.

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Life around the world

Being a Brit living in France has been for the most part a culturally enriching experience for me.

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In the UK, the seeds of horse chestnut trees are called “conkers” and, for me, the first conker of the season signals the start of autumn.

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Life around the world
These days the possibility to be constantly connected to family, friends and acquaintances is endless. Seeing as I have just moved to France, this can be very convenient.
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Life around the world
I have recently moved to Chartres, France to improve my French, and what better way to do so than to meet real, live French people?
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