Post Tagged with: "Toulouse"

10 things I wish I had known before starting my Residence Abroad

February 12, 2013 6:10 pm2 comments
10 things I wish I had known before starting my Residence Abroad

If you have ever been subject to a Residence Abroad lecture, or have ever considered living in another country for an extended period of time, chances are you will have heard the age-old “it looks great on your CV”, “employers love people who are flexible and confident mixing with all […]

Read more ›

Flipping heck: Pancake Day vs Le Jour Des Crêpes

February 8, 2013 5:53 pm1 comment
Flipping heck: Pancake Day vs Le Jour Des Crêpes

Pancake Day 2013 is only 4 days away for you ladies and gents in the UK, and this year I’ll sadly be missing the annual pancake-toss competition with my housemates for the first time. Living in France, I managed to experience their equivalent; La Chandeleur, or, le jour des crêpes, […]

Read more ›

‘Mariage pour tous’? Well, obviously? The question of gay marriage and adoption.

December 3, 2012 12:00 pm2 comments
‘Mariage pour tous’? Well, obviously? The question of gay marriage and adoption.

Living in my little south-of-France student bubble, it’s not uncommon for huge world events such as the politics over gay marriage to completely pass me by from time to time. However, one thing that I have studied, read about in the newspaper and been quite shocked by these last few […]

Read more ›

Kissing the unknown

November 5, 2012 8:04 pm2 comments
Kissing the unknown

Bonjour, hello, nice to meet you. Oh, you want to hug me? Okay, oh wait no, you’re going for the kiss? Oh God, left cheek? Both cheeks? I’ll just stand here and you can do what you like. Oh God. That is pretty much the commentary that I had running […]

Read more ›