Tag Archives: Riviera

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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May 13: Imposter Syndrome

During the very first days we were here I happened to walk past a window with notices advertising Cours d’Anglais. Being qualified to teach English, I had to stop for a look, didn’t I? I hadn’t even figured out what … Continue reading

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Electric glide in blue

The restaurant is on the ground floor (plus basement storerooms) of a building owned by the Ville de Nice. The rest of the building is used as an etat-major (headquarters, more or less) by the municipal police. It was renovated … Continue reading

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