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June 28: The Chinese Solar Period Guide for Cats in Nice

Secondary school teachers in France are civil servants with what is considered a job for life. To become a teacher, you have to have at least a CAPES qualification – five years of study after receiving the BAC, then a … Continue reading

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July 6: Heat and dust

Some French words really make me laugh – percuter, for example. Some poor sod was percuté by the tram the other day (hit and injured, sadly), but I couldn’t stop smiling at the thought of the tram ‘persecuting’ the guy, … Continue reading

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