Getting healthy and back to the grind.

Hi, hi, hi. This is not a weekly update as I promised because the last couple of weeks have been pretty hectic. So I came back to uni two weeks ago and just before that I submitted two coursework pieces online, and then a third when I got back to uni and was in the…

Happy 2018 tout le monde!

Me peeking round a rock to say Happy 2018. I don’t know what this style of blog post is but it just came out like this – a diary entry – so we will roll with it. Here’s what I’ve been up to in the last week. Saturday 30th December – we had our infamous…

Sorry for my blog’s 3 month-long nap; I am back!

To begin with, I think it’s time to change the details on my blog.. sadly I’m no longer on my year abroad, so I no longer live in Grenoble and my ‘amazingly fun and plainly embarrassing’ adventures are just ‘final year woes’ oh pity me. I should’ve changed it all months ago really but I’m…

A big reunion and a folie-filled week.

So, in the past 10 days I’ve been lucky enough to have my lovely French friend Morgane staying for a week. A little bit of background: I met Morgane during my first couple of weeks of my year abroad, at a university event which basically aimed at pairing English students with French students in order…

The interrail blues cut short by jetting off to Mallorca.

And so begins blog post number 2 in my “series” of travelling blogs. After a quick 3-day turnaround back in Wiltshire after interrailing, it was time to repack my bags and be on my merry way to Manchester. Drama number 1: I got to Chippenham train station with plenty of time to spare, yet ‘plenty…

Interrailing!

Wow this has been a long time coming – I haven’t blogged in what feels like forever so now it’s time for the first blog in a series of “travelling” blog posts. I’ll start with a blog about my interrailing – a 3-week adventure through Europe with my one and only university bezzie Naomi. On…

Au revoir Grenoble, hello interrailing!

And thus it ends, on its 27th blog post my year abroad saga is coming to a close. ‘Franglais the day away’ will remain the title and URL of my blog, but my blog will no longer be about my year abroad (which is now finished!) – I will keep all of my year abroad posts…

My Italian tour and the nearing end of Erasmus.

Because I’ve been so busy I feel like I’ve neglected my blog a bit by not having blogged for 2 weeks – oops!! The last 2 weeks have been so exciting and full of fun, of course. I’ve said goodbye to a lot of friends – the people who have made my year abroad the…

Wow – my life is a whirlwind.

Going back to last week when I flew back to France (am I still going on about that??? – yes), something so funny happened that I weirdly forgot to mention in my last blog post. So I was sat amongst a hoard of French school students who had evidently just done a school exchange in…

Back in France after a smashing 2 weeks in the UK!

She’s back! This post’s a long one… I am officially back in frog-land and ready to devour lots of tacos, baguettes, cheese and pâté.. yes I am aware that’s every single French stereotype apart from the ones that they wear stripes, berets and garlands of onion all the time. I am actually wearing a stripey…