Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sports Factory exhibit at Gare Saint Sauveur

We saw a neat sports themed exhibit today at the Gare Saint Sauveur, an old train station in Lille that has been rehabilitated into a really cool exhibition space. Advertisements

Sports Factory exhibit at Gare Saint Sauveur

We saw a neat sports themed exhibit today at the Gare Saint Sauveur, an old train station in Lille that has been rehabilitated into a really cool exhibition space.

Ypres, Belgium

On Saturday, we spent the afternoon in the Belgian town of Ypres.  Lille is very close to the Belgian border and the drive to Ypres is only about a half hour.

Ypres, Belgium

On Saturday, we spent the afternoon in the Belgian town of Ypres.  Lille is very close to the Belgian border and the drive to Ypres is only about a half hour.

Visit to the gym and the stadium

This has been a busy busy week with lots of urgent, time-consuming projects. The life of a freelancer translator is often feast or famine, and this week was definitely feast, which I’m grateful for.

Visit to the gym and the stadium

This has been a busy busy week with lots of urgent, time-consuming projects. The life of a freelancer translator is often feast or famine, and this week was definitely feast, which I’m grateful for.

Playing with dandelion seeds

We took a bike ride this afternoon and stopped to play in a lush green field spotted with dandelion seeds.

Playing with dandelion seeds

We took a bike ride this afternoon and stopped to play in a lush green field spotted with dandelion seeds.

Tomato and Leek Quiche

I was inspired to make quiche by the farm-fresh eggs that the octogenarian neighbor, Cécile, brought to us yesterday.

Tomato and Leek Quiche

I was inspired to make quiche by the farm-fresh eggs that the octogenarian neighbor, Cécile, brought to us yesterday.

A few days in the countryside

We decided to return to Laurent’s grandparent’s house in the town of Nieurlet for a few days.

A few days in the countryside

We decided to return to Laurent’s grandparent’s house in the town of Nieurlet for a few days.