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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 →

Scandinavia

As is the mantra of this blog that I repeat ad infinitum,  better late than never, good things come to those who wait, etc etc etc. This as-usual horrendously overdue blog post really IS a good'un if I may say... Continue Reading →

January

As I mentioned in my last blog, January was pretty relaxed on the work front, so I had plenty of time for extracurricular activities. Unfortunately, a lot of this was 'casual but super fun times with friends' which did not result... Continue Reading →

2016: It’s a wrap

Bonne année les amis! My 2017 is off to a great start, but as usual, I have some housekeeping to do on the ol' blog front. November and December were filled mostly with work, the usual extracurriculars, and a fair smattering of... Continue Reading →

It’s like waiting for a bus…

No blog posts in months then two in as many days! It's almost like I've hit peak procrastination on the last night of uni holidays, with two marathon days of class from 8am-6pm only a few hours away... As promised, here's... Continue Reading →

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