10 ways to learn a language in 2017

With the arrival of 2017, it seems to be time to give up the food comas and TV binge-watching for the joys of green juices and all-round clean living. But there are definitely better things to do than spiralising, spinning classes and sacrificing an hour in bed for an early morning Insanity Workout, right? So,…

Bookworms’ Corner: Au Revoir Là-Haut review

Pierre Lemaitre: Au Revoir Là-Haut What is it: First published in 2013, the book Au Revoir Là-Haut won the Prix Goncourt, one of France’s most famous literary prizes, in the same year. It has now been translated into English under the title The Great Swindle, which refers to the plans made by its protagonists as…

A very French affliction

Ever since venturing off to northwest France to work as an English language assistant for my gap year, I have wanted to be French. From their raucous and convivial family celebrations (with at least five courses!) to their beautifully rolled r, I’ve grown to love everything about our Gallic neighbours. Here’s a little insight into…