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La grande aventure lyonnaise de Catherine

Exploits while working in Lyon, and beyond…

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New beginnings

Excuse the excessively cheesy title but it really is the theme of this post (look at me, not only knocking out another post in a timely manner, but managing to work in a theme??) September is always the time of... Continue Reading →

Summer

Where were we? June Not quite on holiday yet, but not working a whole lot either, June was a month of long weekends. The longest of which was five days in La Flèche to visit friends I had befriended on... Continue Reading →

Spring

Well... Always striving to reach new heights, I have outdone myself by failing to write for a solid five months and thus eclipsing an entire season (and beyond). Winter Winter came to an end with a hiss and a roar... Continue Reading →

December – January

Happy new year les amis! Time to catch up... December December kicked off, as every year, with the Fête des Lumières. I think I preferred it to last year. While it's always the same kind of offering, there were a couple... Continue Reading →

La rentrée

La rentrée is such a handy term in French. It means, by default, the return to school after the summer holidays, thereafter any return to school after any holiday, or indeed any return to anything. So I had my rentrée... Continue Reading →

Le blog goes downunder

G'day mates! Turning things totally topsy turvy with this special issue (not quite) live from the southern hemisphere. After 23 months in France, the bank balance, professional and personal calendars finally aligned for a trip home in August. First up... Continue Reading →

June – July

Picking up right where the last post left off, as we were coming back from Annecy I got a message from a friend asking if I was still in Lyon, as he 'might' be passing through 'very soon' on his... Continue Reading →

April – May

Where my last blog post left off it was Easter and the beginning of two weeks of school holidays. The first week I was shockingly well disciplined and in what I think is a first in my life actually managed... Continue Reading →

Miscellanea

As the title suggests, this is a bit of a rewind to cover the various little events worth noting since my last regular post in January. Waitangi Day Way way back at the beginning of February it was Waitangi Day, New... Continue Reading →

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