S3: Père Lachaise Cemetery – Paris

February 15, 2011

Roni visits the graves of Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison and what he terms “Holocaust Corner” at the Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.



Roni On Location: S3 Preview

December 14, 2010

The preview for Season 3 of Roni On Location, with an intro explaining how this season will differ from the prior two.

The New Kids Arrive (With British Kids)

April 27, 2009

One thing that always is jolting at English immersion camp is when you have one or two kids that are already fluent in English, having one parent being American, British, etc.

Even more jarring is when you have 45 kids, 8 or 9 of whom are British.

I was the person who was keeping the kids entertained as they got their passports and turned in money, snacks, etc.

On one end, with the French kids there were my go-to questions:

“Where are you from?”

“Do you like Harry Potter?”

Whereas the British kids were a bit different.

Conversation with one:

Camper:  London is better than Paris.

Roni:  They’re different.

Camper (snarkily): Yeah, one is better than the other.

2nd Session Kids Arrive

April 6, 2009

Whereas the last kids were not poor, they certainly weren’t the 11-13 year old rich Parisians that we currently are counseling.

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