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Lost in…Bordeaux (Nouveau Stade)

Lost in…Bordeaux (Nouveau Stade)

Girondins de Bordeaux 2-1 Montpellier Nouveau Stade, Ligue Un, May 23rd 2015 It may seem like something of a back-handed compliment, but one of the great things about living in northern Spain is being close to France. Whether an unplanned day-trip or a short weekend break, my wife and I have been able to take advantage of our … Continue reading

Lost in…Bayonne

Lost in…Bayonne

Aviron Bayonnais FC vs Les Genêts d’Anglet Stade Didier Deschamps, CFA 2 (Group H), January 10th 2015 My sort-of New Year’s resolution is to see more of the Basque Country. When I moved here in the late part of last summer, I’d hoped, as I’d done in my previous home in South Korea, to use … Continue reading

Lost in…Bordeaux (Stade Chaban-Delmas)

Lost in…Bordeaux (Stade Chaban-Delmas)

Girondins Bordeaux FC versus FC Lorient Stade Chaban-Delmas, Ligue Un, December 6th While it hasn’t been the most difficult transition to a new job and a new country, a three-day weekend so close to the end of term was very welcome. With three days of things mostly being shut, the wife and I decided it … Continue reading

Lost in…Paris

Lost in…Paris

I wouldn’t say I was addicted to my electronic devices or the internet- my wife might disagree- but my lack of connectivity since returning to Europe from South Korea has at times caused frustration. Finally, in our Paris hotel room, a break. Wi-fi, Twitter, and good news from the official account of Paris Saint Germain. … Continue reading