How to live the French dream: Visit, move, live, study, work in France: Stories about frustrations, achievements & celebrations.

"That's all there is, there isn't any more!"

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be Madeline. I was convinced that we had plenty in common – sure, I couldn't speak French, I didn't attend boarding school in Paris, and I wasn't friends with the Spanish Ambassador's son, but I was quite short.

The life of an English teacher in Paris

The life of a Prof d’anglais isn’t always as idyllic as one would hope though. I often find myself in the metro struggling through a congested corridor, dashing for the RER then squeezing onboard, starring eyeball to eyeball with men in suits talking loudly and obnoxiously on their portables...
 Paris, France