I will forever be connected to Switzerland and to La Réunion, through the experiences which I have recounted in part on this blog. How bizarre it was, then, to see La Réunion pop up on BBC News just weeks after my return to the UK. Switzerland, meanwhile, mainly garners media attention for its attitude to immigration and … More Update: Missing planes, immigration controversy and Swiss tennis
Un super-héros pour le français Apparemment cette semaine était la 18ème Semaine de la langue française et de la francophonie en Suisse. Ça m’a fait penser à une petite histoire que je n’avais pas encore racontée sur ce blog. Chaque année, l’Institut de langue et civilisation françaises, où j’étudie, est chargé de créer le jeu-concours … More Day 160: Le blog du dimanche
Time Flies When You’re Having Fun Amazing, isn’t it. I’ve now been here for over 70 days. Our classes finish for Christmas in less than a month. I can hear Christmas coming. It often makes me remember how one of my old maths teachers would write the number of shopping days there was until Christmas … More Day 71: How Many Shopping Days Until Christmas?
The inclusion of Neuchâtel Xamax, the local football team, in the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire’s exhibition on ‘Neuchâtel, c’est quoi?’ underlines the town’s pride in the rich heritage of a club that were champions of Switzerland in ‘87 and ‘88, and punched above their weight in European competition on numerous occasions throughout the 80s and … More Day 10: Looking for Xamax