Entries by France

Trapped on a Pontoon: Jonny’s Blog

God was doing many things in my life to point me towards this gap year. 1) In my grandma’s will, she left all her grand children £5000. I was looking for something to spend this money on. I didn’t want to spend this money on material things but something that would last, such as learning […]

Is Nice nice? Team France Q&A

Is Nice nice? It’s so beautiful., France is really a gift that just keeps giving! We’ve got the alps and the Mediterranean! -Caitlin How do you all feel now you’re halfway? It’s exciting to know we’ll see our families in 3 months; but at the same time, we still have tour to go. -Esther What […]

A Journey and a Story: Caitlin’s Blog

Reading the other teams blogs (and I encourage you to do so too!) they are filled with excitement, praise and also hardships. I think the easiest way to look at this year is as a journey and a story. So as Esther encouraged me to do so, I best give you a little insight into […]


  December has been our busiest month by far. We have so many events in a short space of time, and it’s a challenge. On top of our usual English clubs, we’re now switching to a Christmas theme and hope to have Christmas parties at the end of the month. We’ve also been planning a […]

EXPOSED: Team France Q&A

You had questions; Team France answered them. What’s the experience in France like so far? We’ve been loving it. The language, the atmosphere and the people are all lovely. Despite early apprehensions, I’m really enjoying being in France- Caitlin Most embarrassing moment so far? Too many to count, honestly. The most embarrassing moment was probably […]

Lost In Translation: Esther’s Blog

As a person who got CDD for their A Levels, I was apprehensive about learning French. I only ever got a C for my French GCSE and confidently told everyone at home that I spoke ‘schoolgirl French’. As for the team, it was clear that Jonny spoke the best French, while me, Tafadzwa and Caitlin […]

Isla: The Life of an Action Team Dog

     Hello! I’m Isla. I’m originally from Scotland but I now live in France with Christine. Because I am not very good at typing (I don’t have opposable thumbs), Esther is helping me type out my story. I also told her to include some of my favourite photos in this week’s blog. I will […]