Steaming many episodes of one series TV in just one sitting!
From the MacMillan Dictionary Blog: The word ‘binge’ first appeared in English in the mid-1800s and means ‘to soak’. Around the time of World War I, the term ‘binge‘ was used to refer to eating or drinking in excess. The term binge–watching can be traced back as far as 2003, but it didn’t come into common usage until around 2012.Well, now we […]
Taking a walk down my memory lane
My mum asked me to sort through some childhood boxes when I went back “home” last year for Christmas, as she was downsizing. I had already been throwing away stuff slowly over the years as I realized that I would never return to France, but I still had 12 boxes ;). Boxes of school books, dishes from my first (and […]
We still have so much to be thankful for
Like so many other celebrations since the beginning of the pandemic, Thanksgiving will be different this year and I know (heard) that for many it could be hard to feel thankful right now…..but I promise you that continuing to practice gratitude & kindness will help. So I’ll start and I’d like to thank: My spouse […]
Coronavirus: Will we ever be “back to normal”?
Has it really been more than two months since this COVID thing went down? Crazy how fast time goes!Many of us continue to work from home and practice social distancing (although many don’t), anxiously awaiting the return of normalcy to our lives, but will it ever be “back to normal”? I am an optimist and […]
I guess not everyone speaks French or learnt Latin
Since many of you don’t seem to understand the French word “quarantine“, let me help – it’s my first language after all 😉 Being in quarantine is the total isolation of someone who has a contagious disease or who may have been exposed to one, in an attempt to prevent the spread of the disease. Self-quarantine is a selfless act […]