Cause Saturday Night’s the night I like, Saturday Night’s Alright… Alright, Alright!

One thing that I have learnt while I am here is that the French are very regimented when it comes to their food. In other words, you don’t snack between meals, you have meals at set times every day and every meal is balanced perfectly. There are no exceptions to this, deal with it. This […]

This land is your land, this land is my land, From California, to the New York Island

People often talk about community. Community is something more specific than the idea of society, it takes David Cameron’s idea of The Big Society and focusses it down to our towns, our people, our ways of life. Globalisation coupled with the increase of the communications networks means that our world has become smaller but with […]

I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing, Roman Cavalry choirs are singing

My first proper day in Lyon is over, I am pooped! I was told that studying abroad can be very tiring and they were definitely right – being constantly tuned in to another language, having to think about everything, really takes it out of you. It has been worth it though 🙂 Today I had […]