>When chestnuts are blossoming…

> …I’ll be far away.

>April in Paris?

>Chestnuts in blossom?Since Thursday, I have been sleeping, drinking juice, blowing my nose, sleeping etc. trying to get well from a mean cold. This is not what spring in Paris was supposed to be. A…

>Orthodox Easter

>Party for two straight days, whew! *hides in room*The Greeks celebrate the orthodox easter according to the Julian calender (read: one week too late) by going to church and retrieving the fire from Jerusalem. The…

>Happy easter!

> Leaving Paris for Zürich, Switzerland… Snowy mountains, Zürich See, the Botanical Garden, and me and my beau.

>Chirac is blue

>Wow, Chirac and Villepin just announced they are replacing the much disliked (to say the least after two months of “manifs”) law with other measures – that is there is no more CPE. Intresting turn…

>Enjoy statistics!

>Are statistics boring? Change your mind at Gapminder, a Swedish non-profit organization working to make statistics available to as well as interesting for the public. As an intern at the OECD I know there is…

>Grève générale – general strike

>Will the enormous strikes in France have any effect? Or are they like little frog-leaps towards a shop window?

>Internet Celebs

>When I first found out I had been chosen for an internship in Paris, I wanted to learn more about Paris. So I googled, I visited sites and I read blogs. I have already told…

>Alternative Sight-Seeing in Paris

> This weekend, my siblings came for a visit. We had some great moments in the chilly Paris springtime. My sister and two brothers turned out to be real experts on what I’d like to…

>Normandie!

>A lovely weekend with friends Kerstin, Camille, Louis och Felix and random people from Hospitality Club in northern France. Included in the weekend was sightseing in pittoresque Honfleur, party at a camping site in Le…

>It is worldly matters…

>That is what my mother, wise as always, used to tell me when something broke down or was smashed to pieces. With tears in my eyes, standing in the middle of the mess I accidentially…

>A love story

>Some few months ago, I was living in the dark. I was unaware of the wonderful things life had in store for me. Aimlessly, I went around and bought my fix for money. I din’t…