Saturday June 23rd, 2012


Things have started to be taken away from us. Good bye desk, you have lived with me during 10 of the 11 months; you have seen me cry, you have seen me laugh, you have seen me work, you have seen me writing my blog, you know my darkest secrets. And you chair, you have … Continue reading

Friday June 22nd, 2012


Yesterday, June 21st, was the World Music Day. It’s the international music celebration day, and here in France it’s a very important occasion. I’m not sure what’s the case in the country you live in, but in France, and also in Lebanon, a lot of concerts take place on the streets and in restaurants and bars … Continue reading

Monday April 16th, 2012


What a sportive week end it was in Lille and for Lille! First on Saturday there was a new edition of “Nocturne“, a 10km walk by night (thus the name) that starts from Tourcoing at 9pm and ends up in Lille with a free concert for everybody (Sean Paul was invited this year, I didn’t know … Continue reading

Thursday March 8th, 2012


How do you know you’re getting old? One of the signs is when you go to a Sting concert and the average age around you is 40! This is what happened to us today; we went to the concert and the people in there were either our age or older. But nevertheless Sting was still … Continue reading

Monday March 5th, 2012


This is how we woke up this morning: We woke up everything was already white, and it was still snowing heavily; it didn’t stop all morning. This is how it was in the afternoon before the night came: It rained so much that the snow almost melted. Half the news was about the crazy weather … Continue reading

Friday February 10th, 2012


One thing is sure: my blog is as boring as the news in France It’s been so cold that all they are talking about on the news is the snow and the cold: people freezing and dying, electricity cutting off, people stuck in their cars, etc… It’s been so cold that we haven’t been out … Continue reading

Sunday November 6th, 2011


Another tourism day today, and this time in Lille. I took some pictures for you to show you what a nice city this is, especially the Old Lille part of it with its colourful houses and small streets. See you tomorrow!

Saturday September 24th, 2011


Shame on me! Two days without writing anything! Maybe because the weather is so nice we’re not feeling like staying home. It’s the world upside down: it’s been sunny for two days in France, and it’s been raining for two days in Lebanon! Can you believe this? You should’ve seen people’s comments on Facebook, they … Continue reading