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My recent French frustrations: part 2

My recent French frustrations: part 2

I continue with my recent French Frustrations… Frustration number 2 (also refereed to as, the second reason I cried this week): Since I moved, it was time to go meet with my old landlords, pick up some mail and get my deposit back. I left work early and took the bus to their place (not … Continue reading

My recent French frustrations: part 1

My recent French frustrations: part 1

It’s been a while since I really talked about any frustration living in France. I think in part because I started to settle in and loved my little apartment (though not the commute), I had the great support of my BF and I was making friends here and overall Marseille, France was beginning to feel … Continue reading

à la préfecture

à la préfecture

So I did want to get back to the topic of my once again pending French legality… I have been in France a year now (as of November 1, 2013) and what a year it’s been! A few months ago now, I went to the prefecture when I had my “appointment” that I had set … Continue reading

Vacation can be exhausting!

Vacation can be exhausting!

I was lucky enough to have my big sister come visit me in France for 9 days a few weeks ago and WOW did we do a lot! Hence the title of this post! At the end of this vacation we were both ready for a good long nap 😀 I will mostly post pictures, … Continue reading

Victory is mine! Or at least I thought it was.

Victory is mine! Or at least I thought it was.

So. I had a fantastically wonderful rested weekend. I tried to remember what I did. I think it mostly involved sleeping and eating. Nothing wrong with that, right? I ran a lot last week so I spent the weekend resting my ailing hamstring. Last night I took a car share through covoiturage.fr to Antibes with … Continue reading

My weekend in Paris

My weekend in Paris

I had quite the eventful weekend! I took the train on Friday afternoon after a great lunch at: L’écomotive café, at the foot of the steps that lead to Gare St. Charles in Marseille sits a sweet little cafe association. I didn’t know what this meant really but overall you can pay to become a … Continue reading