I have a slight obsession with France. And when I say ‘slight’, I mean major.
I don’t really know why. It’s probably because it combines so many loves of mine: history, art, culture, european architecture…French Men…
Recently my desire to go to France to live and work has moved to another level. I’m not content with my life in Australia, and feel like I have to open another door for myself.
2010 was always going to be a year of change for me. So far things haven’t gone exactly to plan (that plan being to get a ‘normal’, non-photography related job, earn money, save and then travel). Applying for jobs day after day with no response is leaving me a little depressed. I’ve now convinced myself it’s because I am not meant to stay in this city. I have 2 options: move to Sydney or Melbourne, or take the leap and go straight to France.
Both are scary options, considering a) I have not lived out of home or by myself before (something I am not that concerned about, being 22 and all!) and b) I currently have no savings to speak of – the joys of being self employed in a recession. But I won’t let those things hold me back. I’m a firm believer that if something is meant to be, it will be, no matter the odds.
Has anyone out there ever made such a drastic move? (It doesn’t need to be France…just anywhere) I’d like to hear some of your experiences.
Does anyone live in France and have some advice? Does anyone want to fly me over to France? I promise to take your photo all the time and make you cookies 🙂