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The Infamy of French Bureaucracy : My adventures in avoiding deportation

Wednesday afternoon, as I ambled back home from the downtown centre of Rennes from yet another visit to the Centre de Mobilité Internationale, I was contemplating what I could discuss next on my blog. I’ve made brief mentions in past … Continue reading

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Cheese, skis, and commencing 2013

*Two things I would like to note. The first being that it is now February March and this post is long overdue, and thus I say, ‘oops’. The second is that I actually had to look up the plural of ski, because … Continue reading

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The holiday of Sunday

“Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.” – Susan Ertz  Sundays are an odd thing. Throughout most of my life, Sunday was the dreaded day of the week wherein I would wake … Continue reading

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Bits and pieces of London, UK

When I wrote my post about my trip to London, naturally I wrote more about the adventure than the random details or what was going through my head at the time between the adventure bits. I thought I might mention … Continue reading

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Sitting in an English Garden, waiting for the sun…

*Click on pictures to enlarge them* While the autumn “reading week” has become more and more scarce at universities back home, the French still make sure to enjoy some time off for vacation at the end of October, called les … Continue reading

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Culture Note

It’s interesting what we might be able to surmise from a culture based on a very simple choice that citizens make on a daily basis. Today on my way home from the grocery store, I was forced to think back … Continue reading

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