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Why Paris Part I: It all started in St Tropez

Even as late as September this year I was far from certain that I would be moving to Paris the following month. Whereas moving to New York (for a job), and Sweden (for university) entailed almost a year of planning, this move played out with utter spontaneity. 1,024 more words


Learning French Update II: Would I recommend the Sorbonne?

I am proud to share that after two months living in France and six weeks into my beginner’s course that I can speak (albeit somewhat broken) French. 1,035 more words


I just want to mail a parcel!


I was working on a long, drawn-out story of my experience trying to mail a package today. I decided to keep it short and sweet… If I were feeling more creative I’d write a haiku. 216 more words

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