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'Don't worry it's translated' x2

Monday morning, 6am alarm in order to be at university for 8, for the Greek mythology test – which went not as bad as I thought, at least with the French ‘babble’ that I wrote, the words actually came to me in French. 64 more words

"Le week-end"

I took Inès to judo class, which was an adventure in itself as for some unknown reason the buses stopped working. Talking of buses, turns out the my Navigo metro pass which I pay for monthly works on buses too, so that’s something to bear in mind for future. 327 more words

Thoughts on Being an America Encyclopedia

“Emily, what do Americans think about Reagan?” my French professor asked during my Contemporary World Analysis class at the Sorbonne.

“Quoi?” I squeaked, a little surprised to be called on, especially… 687 more words

Study Abroad

Thursday is the weekend

Thursdays mark the end of the week for me here in Paris, I’m going to enjoy that lie in tomorrow morning – afternoon maybe?

My time in Paris really is flying by. 161 more words

"Are you happy to be in Paris?"

I woke up this morning feeling horribly depressed and I lay in my bed for half an hour debating wether to even get out of bed today. 142 more words


A is for airmail, B for baguette

And for desert, an anecdote from today’s mythology lecture – we have a test, at 8am next Monday morning, which means waking up at 6am, to go sit a written test; two questions on an extract of Greek mythology. 79 more words

It's been a while...

After a few rainy, dark days in Paris it’s safe to say the winter wardrobe is out. Yet today it’s sunshine and no scarves. It’s been a busy week, I’ve settled into my university routine once again, and coming home at the end of the day is always time for a cuppa and my pyjamas! 378 more words