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Adventures in Lille

So I’m sitting on the train about to leave Lille Europe station. Headphones in, notes app on my phone open, deep breath; type. It was only the day before yesterday that I made the journey across the entire country of France to the city of Lille in the north, next to the Belgian border. Friends… Continue reading Adventures in Lille

Student Life, Year Abroad, year abroad 2016-2017

An Angoulême Love Affair

It feels like everything has happened since the last time I blogged. I have fallen madly in love with the beautiful city of Angoulême and I want to live there forever and ever; especially with its winding streets (although I’m not so much of a fan of how hilly it is!) Angoulême is particularly famous… Continue reading An Angoulême Love Affair

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Arrival à Royan

Now I have been living in my new town for one week, I thought I would get my blog up to date with all my adventures. Royan is a gorgeous seaside town, with lots of pretty coastal walks and a fantastic climate. It’s so warm here I almost feel like I’m holiday; it’s definitely nothing like… Continue reading Arrival à Royan

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Finally, a location!

My life has just become so exciting, and my to-do list has just grown about 50 new tasks, because I’ve just found out where I will be living in France! A few mornings ago, the postman dropped off a small brown envelope on my doorstep (addressed to my house in ‘Angleterre‘ – I will have… Continue reading Finally, a location!