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 not so small comfort is that on Monday I finally bought "Da Vinci Code" - I must be the last one to read it. Anyway, I decided to get it en francais - and now I have had plenty of time to learn about the holy graal/sang royal as well as use the dictionary to learn word such as voûte-arch, lanière - thin strap, agenouillé - knelt. As soon as i am well, I'm off to Saint Sulpice to check out some suspicious stones.
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 fire is then carried home - we even brought it on the metro! This fire is used to burn a cross over the door for happiness the rest of the year. After that is is time to break the fast!
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 to this whole story. I'll get back to you later with the reactions here in Paris.
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Eternal Student - and now also lecturer - from Sweden living in Ghana with my Ghanaian partner, studying migration and what it does to the higher education system in Ghana. This blog is political, positive and sometimes personal.