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Exploits while working in Lyon, and beyond…

Bonne Année

If I had a dollar for every time I have heard 'bonne année' so far this year I would have an impressive coin collection. Unlike 'happy new year' which I feel is wished really only in the spirit of midnight, and... Continue Reading →

C’est les vacances!

Oh what a night/weekend I said at the end of my last post that I was looking forward to having my friend Sarah visit for the weekend. Well, it didn't disappoint! It kicked off at 10pm Friday evening when her... Continue Reading →

C’est l’hiver!

Kia ora all Less than a month ago I was writing about how autumnal it was, and now winter has well and truly arrived (before the first of December might I add). Here are some highlights from the past three... Continue Reading →

C’est l’automne!

Bonjour tout le monde, Voilà some highlights from the past couple of weeks: Chamonix In the first week of the holidays I finally got round to something I'd been wanting to do since I was first here two years ago... Continue Reading →

Guess who’s back?

Oui, c'est moi. If you've never seen this blog before, you can catch a quick recap here. Otherwise, welcome back! I have now been back in Lyon, France little over a month. It has taken just about that long to... Continue Reading →

Week 27: New York Citay

The final chapter of my big adventure... Monday Our flight arrived from Heathrow at about 4:30 and by the time we got to our hotel it was around 6, or 11pm London time. By this point I was pretty keen... Continue Reading →

Week 26: Lyon/Paris/Shropshire/London

Lyon From Rome I flew back to Lyon where I barely got to say hi to my mum before I had to head into uni, suitcase in tow, to basically make sure they had my grades and were going to... Continue Reading →

Weeks 25-26: Bravo Italia

Hi all! I'm back on home soil straight into a week of horrifically cold and stormy weather, and what better way to prepare for my 9am start back at uni tomorrow than a late night slaving over this? This edition... Continue Reading →

Weeks 23-24: Vienna to London

Wrote this on the bus from La Spezia to Venice via La Garda and Verona, outside temperature 35 degrees. I think I did pretty well, considering! It’s a longie but a goodie, if I do say so myself. Don't want... Continue Reading →

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