(Long post ahead) This morning I woke up to what was a typical Tuesday morning. It felt more like a Monday though, with July 1 being a stat holiday. (Happy Canada Day!). The past weekend was pretty relaxing to say the least as well, some good time well spent at Pat's family's cottage. When I … Continue reading This day made history
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 … Continue reading Tasting culture
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. … Continue reading Live, work, breathe… coffee!