All posts tagged streets

Uber v. TFL: A Brief Explainer

Panic on the streets of London… Thus was the reaction that engulfed the capital’s usually sober masses, as it was announced that TFL had chosen not to renew Uber’s licence, […]

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 […]

Patricia Highsmith’s Little Tales of Misogyny- Little Tales for Nasty Women

Now don’t be fooled by the title, Highsmith’s short story collection doesn’t paint pictures of rotten men, and victim women. Instead Highsmith creates a sweetshop’s worth of lurid, eccentric, strange, […]

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 […]

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Spoiler-Free Review) – A Magically Original Trip Back to a Beloved World.

You are dripping with sweat, lying in bed, and although these people are nice they ain’t half weird; floating plates; levitating food; this blonde beauty that is inside your head; […]

Year Abroad. Part 6: La raclette c’est la vie

It’s come to that point of the year where I’ve finally made some friends of the same sex, which is just as well, because after over 2 months of almost […]

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 […]

Year Abroad. Part 4: In for a penne, in for a pound

It rained on the way to Monaco. Our dreams of touching down dressed to impress were gone and instead, having checked the weather forecast before I left that morning (Nan […]