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Strange Foreign Expressions : how to speak like a local

By Alexiane Bacle / November 22, 2020

Learning a new language is always a challenge, but not many things compare to the pride of speaking to a local in their native language. One way to know you have mastered the language is using the typical, and sometimes strange, foreign expressions , but it can take years to pick up on those subtle […]

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Irish Musical Instruments

By Alexiane Bacle / November 19, 2020

Ireland is well known around the world for its landscapes, conviviality, beer, and music. We all know the celtic harp, a symbol of Ireland, but the country is the birthplace to other Irish musical instruments.  Irish Symbols – Babylon 8 Hidden Gems of Irish Music – Babylon The Celtic Harp  The celtic harp is the […]

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How Streaming is Shaping the Music Industry

By Alexiane Bacle / November 15, 2020

One thing most people have in common is music. Whether you listen to music going to work or class, or pretending to be in a music video whenever you are in a car, music is everywhere in our lives. If 15 years ago we felt cool having a walkman or portable CD players, nowadays it […]

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Women That Changed the World : Nobel Peace Prize

By Alexiane Bacle / November 12, 2020

Many women have helped to shape the world we live in. Some are well-known, and have had their stories told often. We have all heard about Marie Curie or Rosa Parks, but they were not alone. Many women have been working tirelessly to make the world a better place. Some women fought for civil rights, […]

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Best streaming service : which one to choose ?

By Alexiane Bacle / November 8, 2020

In 2020, most people have subscribed to at least one streaming service. Whether it is Netflix, Prime Video or another one, we are all trying to follow our favorite heroes and watch good movies from the comfort of our home on the best streaming service. In this article, I decided to focus the main three […]

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Movember : let’s grow !

By Alexiane Bacle / November 4, 2020

For some people, November is the month of Thanksgiving and the first Christmas preparations. For others, it is the start of the cold weather, short days, and long nights. However, November is also the month for the men. Why is it so? Because November is the month to spread awareness about prostate cancer, testicular cancer, […]

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Learning Gaeilge : an unexpected journey

By Alexiane Bacle / October 31, 2020

Last week, I decided to start learning Gaeilge on my own. I figured that the lockdown was a great occasion to start. Gaeilge is an important part of the Irish culture, so I was curious about it and I felt ready to tackle this challenge.  I was wrong. But no spoilers.  To better understand my […]

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How to grow food at home

By Alexiane Bacle / October 29, 2020

Over the last few years, some trends emerged that changed our ways of living, back to a simpler life. If there is a global trend, it is ecology. In this day and age, it is impossible to ignore the changes the world is going through. If some phenomena are part of the natural cycle of […]

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Don’t Starve : a game of surviving

By Alexiane Bacle / October 25, 2020

As the world is heading back into lockdown, I decided to go back to an old game of mine. Don’t Starve, by Klei Entertainment, kept me up at night for many years. From surviving to thriving, this game will let you escape reality.  Don’t Starve was launched in 2013 by Klei Entertainment, an independent game […]