Pierre Mauroy, Lille’s “different” stadium

This is a rewrite of a post first published in 2016 just after the Euro 2016 match in Pierre Mauroy stadium between Germany and Ukraine, which Germany won 2-0 with goals scored by Mustafi and Schweinsteiger. The Stade Pierre-Mauroy is a rather new and quite unique stadium located in Villeneuve-d’Ascq (in Lille European Metropolis), France. … Continue Reading

Today ride a tram in the sun!

Today is a very beautiful day! It will be very nice to spend time outdoor. I remember that Philippe said that the “Tourist Tramway” begun to run again last Saturday. Philippe belongs to the society Amitram and will drive the tramway this afternoon.

Eat them right away or they’ll give you wind!

This is a follow-up and consolidation e-learning activity for the Guided English Conversation Meet-up held on October 27, 2016, at le Verlaine in Lille. If you wish to attend future meetups, please see this page for more details and booking. If you have attended this meet-up, you are welcome to discuss what you liked or … Continue Reading

A review of the English Walk on Sunday 4 September 2016

This is a review of our first English Walk on Sunday 4 September 2016. We had a good time walking from Lille to Wambrechies and back, including a short pleasant stop in Wambrechies… and of course we spoke a lot of English! There were six of us (Emmanuelle, Brigitte, Agathe, Jean-Marc, Thomas and me) with … Continue Reading

Euratechnopolys day

A couple of weeks ago I attended an event called “Euratechnopolys day” in Marcq-en-Baroeul Lomme. I went there on foot (as usual) following Google Maps’ instructions but I ended up in the middle of nowhere. It took me around 30 minutes to find the place. When I finally got there, I was warmly welcomed by … Continue Reading