Tag Archives: Student Life

You’re not bored, you’re boring.

On the way back from my most recent visit home, it began to dawn on me (and this wasn’t the first time) that though I often cite the benefits of living in such a large and diverse city as Toronto, … Continue reading

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All I am saying, is give Rez a chance…

One of my oft-repeated phrases when it comes to residence life has been that it makes getting involved and staying engaged on campus so much easier. Something I often tell parents when they approach me with concerns about residence living … Continue reading

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Work in Progress (1/2)

The nine months ended six months ago. Still in France, I once jokingly described to a friend over coffee the nine months we had spent on exchange were the pregnancy in which we developed before going home, reborn. At some … Continue reading

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Timeline of a Voyage Home.

18h00  – I’m at the university to print my boarding pass, do online check in and say final goodbyes to some of my closest friends. The day has been a bit slow, trying to tie up loose ends and make … Continue reading

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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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It’s life and life only.

One thing that I’ve learned throughout my experience in post-secondary education is that there is a great difference between studying what you love and loving what you study. This is well understood by anyone who has second-guessed the major they … 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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Hard to concentrate.

It’s been one month of living in Rennes, and I can’t quite describe how I feel about that. While this past month seems to have gone by in a hurry, it also feels like it’s been much longer. It seems … Continue reading

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Small adjustments

Random Ramble #4

Accurate depiction of what it’s like to be a vegetarian on exchange in France…

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