Save the best until last, they say. I can’t say that this will be the best blog post from my time in Reunion, but it might just be the most important – considering the amount of time that I have spent here on buses, or waiting for them at bus stops. Waiting at the bus … More Fast Cars (The Bus Post)
Last weekend was an important one politically in Switzerland, and particularly in the canton of Neuchâtel, with a batch of topics up for vote in one of the country’s regular referendums. Various national and local proposals were rejected by the people, including the removal of certain public smoking areas, although resounding approval was given to … More Day 29: The hills are alive with the sound of “non”?
Classes Begin After Monday’s bank holiday, I arrived at my department, the Institut de langue et civilisation françaises, bright and early on Tuesday morning for the induction day, a mixture of introductory presentations, tests, free wine and waiting. It then turned out that Wednesday would be another day off, before we received our timetables and … More Day 23: A Strange Week