In praise of the potluck

I am so sad that this is Week 8 out of 10, of Term 2 out of 3, of Year 4 out of 4. It has been SO MUCH FUN. There have been so many moments where I have told myself, “Lizzy, soak up the gloriousness of these moments. Even if they fade out of …

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Settling in, sorbet and the sea in Bordeaux

Two days ago marked my one month anniversary in Bordeaux. It was also the third night I slept in my apartment following a week of no electricity, a wonky fridge and malfunctioning toilet. The Year Abroad Student Handbook reads that finding accommodation may be the most stressful aspect for the year abroad. I think that …

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