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Year Abroad. Part 15: Careless Whisper

We were going to Erbusco. Our expectations were meagre, and we had but two: to see what we could see, and secondly, to drink some wine there. We achieved both, […]

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This Bubblewrap Dessert is a Tantalising Trap

You may be a seasoned Londoner or you may be a tourist fresh off the boat, but after a few days of exploring all of London’s scenic routes you may […]

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Year Abroad. Part 18: Essaix-en-Provence

And at last, my friends visited. Early morning flights means early morning landings, and I was there to welcome them, beret on head, sign in hand. There were 5 of them, […]

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Year Abroad. Part 17: La nuit de la verrerie

Nights are normally quieter here in Aix, except for one night. There is a road here called La Rue de la Verrerie and once a year, this bar-lined street in the old town, towered over […]

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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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Year Abroad. Part 16: Buenas Noches

So, Madrid called. They said they wanted to see me, so I popped over for the weekend, and, with my girl being a native, despite her misleading blonde hair, I […]

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International Women’s Day: a Call for Distress to be Met with Action

Happy International Women’s Day guys! The celebrations this week have been wonderful, it’s lovely to feel appreciated as a woman and to know that we are moving toward a world […]

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Tick Tock on the Brexit Clock

The Conservative government was defeated in the House of Lords during a vote on Wednesday over the security of three million EU citizens living in the UK. The vote was […]

A labourer stands on an apartment building under construction in a Jewish settlement known to Israelis as Har Homa and to Palestinians as Jabal Abu Ghneim, in an area of the West Bank that Israel captured in a 1967 war and annexed to the city of Jerusalem, October 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Part I: Origins of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

In popular media, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict seems to play out on a daily basis. Strife and struggle in the West Bank and the Gaza strip play out in the papers […]