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Update on plans for tonight

Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Views [380]

Ma, so you know, i've decided i can't be bothered going out clubbing tonight. Message me to see if i'm still awake - i had a nap at 5, so will probably be up late, since unlimited sleep in tomorrow. Later: An n Amanda decided they didn't want to go ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!

Day Six: Chocolate

Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Views [302]

hey everyone. At the moment it's 4.41pm and i'm sitting at my desk eating an entire packet of maltesers. miam miam! Today we went to the Laverie in town to wash nici's clothes - cost a bit, but otherwise i can't be bothered hand-washing them myself.... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures

Day Five: Unexpected twists and gloves

Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | Views [589] | Comments [3]

Bonjour tout le monde! i am at my desk, about to drink some of the lovely cheap alcohol an and i bought at the "supermarché" which is actually a "hypermarché" but the name is "hyperchampion!". I also bought a packet ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Day Four: About to go to bed

Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | Views [282] | Comments [1]

We went to Arsenal - which, it turns out, is the name of the area around the Bastille - to listen to a lady teach us about the urban development of Paris. She spoke very softly, and there were people using drills etc near by, so i struggled to hear ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Day Four: Finally, a chance to sit!

Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | Views [463] | Comments [1]

This is the second time i'm posting this, because i accidentally closed the window. Today is a rest day - it's so wonderful, my aching bdy is tingling from the fact that it can sit. First of all, i got a half-hour sleep in the morning (to be woken by ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

Day Three: Sore Feet

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | Views [960] | Comments [1]

Every time i stagger back to my room at CIEP, inevitably taking the very slow elevator because my feet are aching, i come back to write my journal. The thing is, every single time by the end of the day i have gone through at least 100 different ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Day Two: Later

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Views [527] | Comments [3]

Bonjour tout le monde! je suis ici dans ma chambre a CIEP. OK, what happened today? breakfast was nice - just a self-serve thing, FAR too early in the morning, although it doesn't really become light here until about 8.30am. I had cornflakes with ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Gallery: First Three Weeks

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Day Two: Far too early in the morning

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | Views [299] | Comments [2]

At the moment, i am online. Last night i got to bed around 8pm Paris time - after an and i ran around a french govt building (aka where we are staying) in our PJs to get hot chocolate - only 50 euro cents!) - and then woke up at 4am. I'm online now ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase

Day One: "Paristoric"

Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | Views [982] | Comments [1]

Metro Station Used: Métro Chaussée d'Antin Today (monday 26th still!) we caught a bus to the closest metro station. It's only two stops away - in Melbourne we wouldn't bother waiting th 20+ minutes for an unreliable bus - we'd just walk. But in ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Day One: Sèvres

Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | Views [654] | Comments [2]

At the moment, Ana and I are in her room, trying to get the net working. My net is. Hers isn't. Confusing! The last plane ride was HIDEOUS. Absolutely hideous. I will add more about how terrible it was later. Suffice it to say that mum, i have a landline.... Read more >

Tags: Airports

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