Study abroaders have a bad rap. People don’t like us. With this in mind, what's the point in not reminding people on a daily basis that we're a million times more cultured, intellectual, experienced and intelligent than they will ever be? Here are 10 ways you do everyone a favour and justify the fact that they now find … Continue reading 10 ways to annoy people when you return from your year abroad
Bonjour à tous ! Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas, and that you're still appropriately hungover and full from Christmas dinner. Christmas at home with my family! I’m home! I can’t quite believe it’s over. I’ve been back in England for a little under 4 days and already it’s beginning … Continue reading À la prochaine, Montpellier !
Bonjour à tous ! This is going to be a short and sweet post, beginning with something I’ve been waiting to write about for ages: namely, the organisational victories I’ve had since about three weeks after I arrived here in France. The reason I haven’t written about it until now is because I wanted to … Continue reading Frogs’ legs, idiot breast and the Fête des Lumières
Bonjour à tous ! It's been a crazy week. In the space of seven days, I took 8 exams (amounting to 13 and a half hours in total) and handed in an essay, and they were all in French (except for my Italian and German exams, obviously). It was stressful because, given that I haven’t … Continue reading Exams and the incredibly inappropriate Haribo bear
Bonjour à tous ! There are two types of people: those who like Christmas and those who don’t. If you’re one of the people who doesn’t like Christmas, I recommend you skip the first part of this post and also that you take some time out to reflect on what has made you such a … Continue reading Christmas and my new flatmates