year abroad :: frustration

*Disclaimer: This is along the lines of a rant.* I’m feeling a little regretful that I lost track of journaling my days here in Libourne, especially when it comes to a writing a new blog post, but when I’m alone, I just want peace. Or, my bed. I just want to shut my eyes and […]

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year abroad :: un mois

So as I’m nearly a month into living in the second motherland, I thought it about time for reflection. There’s so much to discover every single day, and it’s so exciting when something new happens. Just this past week, I’ve made an incredible friend and been introduced to so many other kind people, who treat […]

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life :: lazy day

I thought Sundays were lazy in England, but no, the French are masters of the laid-back Sunday. I woke up early this morning to the meowing of my host’s cat, which had decided to perch itself on my wooden balcony, right outside the door next to my bed. As sweet as this good morning was, […]

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life :: become

To add to all the excitement of moving away tomorrow, this weekend consisted of parties and more parties. Tonight will see the ‘last supper’ before I go, we get so sentimental as a family. I’ll probably be back at Christmas! LES AMIS I decided to throw a little ‘Bon Voyage party, inviting all the girls […]

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life :: impending

It is but four days now until I begin “living” in a country that’s not my own. The excitement is rapidly building, and the things that I needed to sort are falling into place, as if they were designed to from the beginning. I’m already absolutely shattered from such a long, busy, yet totally freakin’ awesome […]

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life :: self

Okay so, I should really be concentrating on getting things sorted for France…BUT there’s a current topic floating around the media that I just have to talk about. I’m entitling this post ‘self’ because that’s exactly what it’s going to be about. I was watching Loose Women a month ago now – youthful programme I know […]

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love :: the greatest

One past experience has chance my outlook on love forever. I can't really say I was in love but who knows. Love is powerful and overcomes you, and makes you blind. You don't see how someone is crippling you until after a relationship ends. "Your intelligence intimidates me" is a line from a guy that I will […]

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summer :: penang pt.4

The evening of day 2 saw us have dinner as a family of four at Sigi’s, where we had some truly outstanding food! My henna looked fabulous with my ring on and against my metallic green bag. And the skyline on the walk to the hotel room was just incredible. Day Two’s Snapchat story: DAY […]

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summer :: penang pt.2

The evening of our arrival day saw us taking to the beach favourite hang-out, Beach Cafe. Greeted with smiles and fun, the owners made us feel at home at their shack and we chose our Chinese-style dishes. Honestly, it was the best sweet n sour chicken I have ever had, and so it should be […]

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summer :: penang pt.1

I sit here on our final night in Penang in the lobby of our hotel, enjoying the funky musician playing and singing classics, and wish to reflect on our days in Penang. Pre-flight series: After a gruelling journey consisting of two 7hr flights and then a quick little one, we arrived at our first destination: […]

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