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School (or something like it...)

Well, I had to talk about it sooner or later. While school is not the most glamorous part of studying abroad, it is the activity that structures my daily life and provides the context for my French existence. 527 more words

What is Beauty?

I’ve recently stumbled across these great YouTube videos examining the black perspective on a wide range of topics such as music, art, race, culture, beauty etc. 85 more words


Throwback Thursday

In which I was a lush from the very beginning:

No surprise there.

It might have been a special occasion but I doubt it. Although the ribbon on the bottle suggests it was a present. 62 more words


Astérix - Le Domaine des Dieux

Le semaine dernière, nous sommes allés regarder le Astérix – Le Domaine de Dieux à la cinema. C’était bon film et je le recommande.

Ceci est la bande-annonce de film: 18 more words

French Culture

Comme II Faut: High-Context Living on a Low-Context Budget

Anthropologist Edward T. Hall, collector extraordinaire of cultural factors, coined a couple of terms that are proving very useful to me lately. He writes,

“High context transactions feature pre-programmed information that is in the receiver and in the setting, with only minimal information in the transmitted message.

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American Culture

34 œuvres complètes en numérique pour 33 euros jusqu'au 31/03!

Une offre exceptionnelle à ne surtout pas manquer !!!

A l’occasion du Salon du Livre et jusqu’à la fin du mois de mars 2015, les Editions Arvensa vous proposent 34 œuvres complètes de littérature et de philosophie classiques, disponibles en 3 formats numériques (Kindle, e-pub, pdf), pour 33 euros seulement ! 65 more words

French Culture

The Great Theme Reveal : A to Z 2015

Bonjour,  les chers lecteurs!

This will be my second attempt at the April A-to-Z challenge, and indeed it is only the second year of this blog’s existence! 535 more words

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