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Exploits while working in Lyon, and beyond…

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 →

Vacances d’hiver, vacances divers(es) – part 2

Part two of my jam-packed winter holidays. If you have not read part one, you can find it here. From Carcassonne, I arrived back in Lyon around 5pm on the Friday, and was on the road again by midday Saturday for... Continue Reading →

Vacances d’hiver, vacances divers(es) – part 1

I predicted that this instalment would be jam-packed, and I was not wrong. In a move never before seen on this blog I have therefore decided, for everyone's sanity, to split it into two parts, à la everyone's favourite movie franchises. Week one... Continue Reading →

Un petit update

Hi all, Just a mini update this week to cover the last month or so - there's a bumper update round the corner so I thought it best to get this backlog out of the way! Highlights since I last... Continue Reading →

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