Remi’s Ratatouille

I’m sure you’ve all seen the 2007 Pixar classic, Ratatouille, and if you haven’t, go watch it. It’ll be 2 hours of your life very well spent. I thought that for a first recipe, I would have to do something French, but also autumnal and warm. (And it’s vegetarian) … Ingredients  Veggies 6 big tomatoes 1 courgette 1 aubergine ½ butternut squash Sauce 2 tbsp … Continue reading Remi’s Ratatouille

The Height of Fashion

What it’s really like being over 6 ft in the fashion world… Physical appearance is something that troubles billions of people worldwide. There is always something you want to change about yourself, and a thousand and one ways being sold to you to fix it. Everywhere we look, there are creams and lotions and powders for skin, serums and conditioners and gels for hair, new … Continue reading The Height of Fashion

Day Trip to Annecy

A few weeks ago, a few friends and I thought it was high time that we saw some more sights around France. First on our list was a day-trip to Annecy. Only a two-hour drive from Lyon, I have always been told how beautiful the city is and was not at all disappointed. Arriving on an early Sunday afternoon, we walked along the cobbled streets … Continue reading Day Trip to Annecy

Des Tomates, S’il Vous Plaît?

As with any big move, life in a new country has taken some getting used to. But I’ve been in France for over a month now and finally don’t need to use Google Maps to get to university, or go hungry on Sundays because I forgot that all the shops are closed. Instead of writing the classic, “Tourist’s Guide to Lyon”, which I’m sure you can … Continue reading Des Tomates, S’il Vous Plaît?