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Exploits while working in Lyon, and beyond…

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 →

Overdue update: the new normal

Hi, remember me? Yes I am still alive. As I keep saying to my parents, no news is generally good news (as long I'm not doing anything outrageous like larking about Russia). It means I'm busy living life without too... Continue Reading →

Switzerland

After five and a half weeks on the road, at the end of June it was time to settle down for a while in my new home base: Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin is a small town in the Swiss alps, about... Continue Reading →

Summer travels continued

Does what it says on the tin - picking up where my last blog post left off with the conclusion of the travel chapter of my summer (now only 6.5 weeks behind!): Vilnius From Moscow I flew to Vilnius, Lithuania,... Continue Reading →

The Russia Files

Hello! It has now been seven weeks since I left Lyon and I certainly have a lot to report! Blog updates have been stymied by a) a rather dire internet situation and b) being far too busy doing exciting things... Continue Reading →

Au revoir Lyon

This post has been a work in progress for so long that it has undergone several revisions to reshape it each time a milestone of some sort passed. I have basically given up and am well aware it is a mess.... Continue Reading →

The month that was

March, like every other month, has felt like it passed way too quickly, and yet when I look at everything I've been up to some of it feels like aeons ago! While the month was not marked by any one spectacular... Continue Reading →

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