Made in Canada

Have you ever stopped to think about the landscapes in Canada? This country takes on many shapes and sizes and with these, various cultures and ways of life. I’ve traveled a bit through Canada, visiting Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia (I have obviously failed to visit the east coast – but soon, I promise!)….

Tasting culture

As previously posted, I was teaching an ESL course called “Fee for Service” where students pay a fee and get lessons – as opposed to other ESL classes such as LINC where it’s government funded for new immigrants. In this class, my students were visitors here on vacation, or here on a visa of some…

Live, work, breathe… coffee!

After a while of part-time tutoring and teaching, I found I still wasn’t making enough. I was spending way too much time traveling around the city of Ottawa trying to make ends meet with barely 20 hours to my work week. To be fair, a teacher’s wage is excellent, but it’s hard finding full time….