Monthly Archives: December 2013

Christmas in Guyana / Noël au Guyana

La version française suit l’anglais I was warned Guyana is the best place on earth to celebrate Christmas. Mr. Lewis asked me, “Where else are you going to see bands in the street and such colourful decorations on all the … Continue reading

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Learning a new language /Apprendre un nouveau langage

La version française suit l’anglais When I first arrived at the Open Doors Centre I had basic knowledge of sign language. At the time I didn’t realize how important a skill it would become, with over half the students at … Continue reading

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Advice needed: Work & school update / Le point sur le cours

La version française suit l’anglais It’s the second week of December, I can’t believe it! School is over (class at the Open Doors Centre ended December 12th) , and I wrap up the first half of my course this week. Time … Continue reading

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Meeting the Prime Minister / Ma rencontre avec le premier-ministre

La version française suit l’anglais I’ve been teaching at the Open Doors Centre for 2 months now and am enjoying so many aspects of my new role, but I don’t know much about entrepreneurship in Guyana and have few ties … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking in Guyana / Qu’est-ce qui mijote au Guyana

La version française suit l’anglais I’ve been gearing up for this moment. I bought the What’s Cooking in Guyana cookbook and have been flipping through it for recipes to try. I hosted a dinner on Saturday and tried my hand … Continue reading

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Samantha’s stove saga / La saga de la cuisinière à Samantha

La version française suit l’anglais I got my first stove last Friday: big win! I can now take advantage of the living‑in‑the‑market thing and get fresh vegetables daily. I moved in almost two months ago and haven’t had a proper … Continue reading

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