The time a French four year old told me I wasn’t a princess

First of all, I’m sorry for the gap between my last post and this one.  I’ve been kept very busy by uni work, exams, my job and visit from the Bruce family! I loved having my family here.  I think Mum and Megan really liked seeing where I walk to the metro and where I … More The time a French four year old told me I wasn’t a princess

I FINALLY have a timetable (for real, this time)

Salut! After all the excitement of having a timetable, it didn’t go quite as smoothly as I’d hoped.  I’d been told I could only take one class for international students (as opposed to two) and my medieval lit class turned out to be three long torturous hours with a teacher ranking at 0 on the empathy scale. … More I FINALLY have a timetable (for real, this time)

SILC Course

The explanation of the ‘intensive language and civilization’ course I participated in before the start of classes really should begin in June.  I’d read about the ten day course on Diderot’s website and thought it seemed like a really good way to meet new people whilst improving my language skills.  At the end of June … More SILC Course


Amongst all the stress of opening a bank account, Dad and I managed to fit in a day at Disneyland Paris!  It was so great to have a fun day that didn’t involve French bureaucracy! My parents’ friends had very generously given me euros before I left for Paris.  I am happy to report that … More Disneyland!

A Portrait of Paris

I’ve only been to Paris twice before moving here.  The first time we did a lot of sightseeing and it was all very touristy. The second time was a less touristy as we wandered around Université Paris 7 Diderot.  It’s in the 13th arrondissement which is mainly full of offices and flats. So now I’m here … More A Portrait of Paris