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Ellen Roberts-James

Excuse My French: Settled in Geneva

So far my time in Geneva is completely – and joyously – opposite to France. The Swiss way of life suits me very well. I even run and eat porridge […]

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Excuse My French: Un été à Genève

Thanks to a wondrous man named Erasmus, I will be spending my summer in Geneva this year. While everyone back home will be a slave to the Queen Mary examination […]

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Excuse My French: Bienvenue à Genève!

On Tuesday I finally arrived in Geneva! The journey involved a lot of waiting around (due to my dad’s eagerness to leave extra early to avoid traffic), lugging my enormous human-sized suitcase around on my own […]

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Excuse my French: The Packing Begins Again

So, after a two-month stint back home, I am finally starting to prepare for semester two. These past weeks have been spent wandering the streets aimlessly and typing ‘Geneva’ into Google almost […]

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Excuse My French, Part 11: Au revoir Avignon!

The 17th of December marked my last day in Avignon. Despite the final few exams in the last week (because by this point we had simply stopped caring) we enjoyed […]

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Excuse My French Part 9: Departure

Sadly, this is my last column before I move back to England. The time has come for me to repack my gargantuan suitcase and start the journey back home. As […]

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Excuse My French, Part 7

So, naturally, our exams were inevitably followed by our exam results. After a few fails and a few actually quite pleasant surprises, and one minor dispute over proper English with […]

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Excuse My French: Part 5

What a fortnight. After the most refreshing yet heartbreakingly nostalgic trip back to London, I returned to Avignon to celebrate Halloween Erasmus style. That is to say, we all got […]

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Part 3: Excuse my French, Exams & University

I write this sitting in the departure lounge at Marseille airport. In less than 3 hours, I will be breathing the sweet pollution of London air, and relearning how to […]