Category Archives: Learning French

The English have arrived!

Welcome Jack and Janet J² arrive at La Giraudière As sad as it was to say goodbye to Jessse, we welcomed 2 new volunteers this week. Jack and Janet from England are spending a few weeeks here with us to … Continue reading

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Au Revoir Jesse

Fond Farewell to Joyful Jesse We bid Au Revoir to our resident Irishman We again are saying farewell to one of our volunteers. Today, Jesse returns home so to conclude his time here, we decided to do a quick interview … Continue reading

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Dinner with a Twist

Chinese Banquet in Brossac At La Giraudière, we all take it in turns to cook for each other. Commonly, people cook their favourite dishes from home or dishes that their countries are famous for. On Tuesday, we were delighted to … Continue reading

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Additions to the Volunteering Family

Additions to the Volunteering family Welcome to the Team The La Giraudière family has welcomed 3 new volunteers! Firstly, we welcomed Shao Ping all the way from Australia. She will be staying with us until the end of the project … Continue reading

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Another Departure of a Volunteer at La Giraudière

Another Departure of a Volunteer at La Giraudière Today at La Giraudière, we yet again had to wave goodbye to a long-time volunteer, Christine. This was Christine’s fourth stay at La Giraudière, so it’s certainly not her first farewell to … Continue reading

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