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Dinners together

Whilst living here in Tours I’ve met a lot of fellow exchange students. Since many of us live in different parts of town, someone suggested we get to together and share a meal once a fortnight or so to check in on each other and catch up. 195 more words

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The tragic tale of Jean Germain...

A sad event occurred two weeks ago, and I thought I ought to share it here because it touched a lot of people in this region. 851 more words

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Uni deadlines

One thing that can be difficult to manage while on a semester of study abroad is dedicating time to study. I decided from the beginning that although I would work to learn from my courses here, they were not my priority, Instead my focus was on my capacity to learn in other ways: speaking as much French as possible, taking opportunities to participate in the local life and the local culture, and travelling where possible. 472 more words

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Hot cross buns...

In the week leading up to Easter, I realised that I was missed the hot cross buns we tend to eat in the months beforehand. I was suprised to learn that my American and Canadian friends, like the French, had never heard of these Easter buns which originally come from the UK. 187 more words

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Pâques en Printemps

This weekend in France we celebrate Pâques, the Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. In Australia, it’s early Autumn around the time of Easter. 183 more words

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