The end is near! Reflections on part one of my year abroad

Roughly this time last year, I had selected with much trepidation the University of Geneva as my first choice study abroad location. Admittedly, it was a decision motivated by the prospect of gorgeous scenery and even more gorgeous chocolate; Academia was at the very back of my mind. But as my final exam (English to French translation, if you’re curious) looms,… Read More The end is near! Reflections on part one of my year abroad

Switzerland: 10 things I’ve learnt about you

The UK and Switzerland are surprisingly similar. For starters, we’re both pretty polite nations and queuing is not a foreign concept, unlike in other countries that will remain nameless (GERMANY). That said, there are many awesome – and some slightly bizarre – things that make Switzerland unique, which you’ll find me witter on about below.… Read More Switzerland: 10 things I’ve learnt about you

The curious case of the explosive fudge! Arriving in Geneva

 When it comes to flying, bad luck and I go together like Switzerland and gherkins. Earlier this year, a family holiday was cancelled after Lufthansa pilots went on strike, while upon arriving in Germany last summer, I opened my suitcase to be greeted by an explosion of lotions and potions all over my clothes. Call me a… Read More The curious case of the explosive fudge! Arriving in Geneva