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15 articles avec amelie

Diachronic year

Diachronic year

Glasgow Amélie This is our first day of the year back to school. I’m smiling, wishing all the best to everyone for this New Year. It’s exciting this impression you can start everything over. And I want to give the happy face. I’m wearing my deep pink...

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Wake up Amy

Wake up Amy

Glasgow Amélie My head is aching. I open one eye, then the other. There is no light. Things are dark. Why things are this dark? Someone is breathing next to me. Sleeping. Right… I’m in a single bed, under something which looks like a stinking sheet. I’m...

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Down the rabbit hole

Down the rabbit hole

Glasgow Amélie We are at our favourite club with Mark and the others. Big club, plenty of people, so many people tonight… Do they all want to deceive their fear of time moving on? Is this it? Getting drunk enough to forget another year passed and nothing...

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Mummy issues

Mummy issues

Paris Amélie “Hey Missus. Wish you a Merry Christmas! Hope you having a great time in Paris. Don’t want to spoil it but had your sister on the phone. Are you going to visit your mum?” Crap. My mum. Why is this happening? How does she know anyway that...

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Nouvel air

Nouvel air

Prestwick Amélie I still feel hangover from last night. And standing there, waiting for checking in, is killing me. I have a look at the sheet of paper in my passport, a return ticket for Paris Beauvais Airport. A return ticket: I remember the two last...

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Playing too hard

Playing too hard

Glasgow Amélie I’m standing next to the bar. I asked for another drink. I feel confident, wearing my favourite jeans, a strapless black top and some golden high heels shoes. I’ve spent time carefully straightening my hair. I’m staring at this hot guy...

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I don’t want a sweet life

I don’t want a sweet life

Glasgow Amélie I hate those teachers who spend their nights out talking about school. But obviously I became one of those. Maybe it’s just a good sign I am passionate about what I do. I like those kids I think. Today Adam suggested we could have a drink...

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Lucky Day

Lucky Day

G lasgow A mélie Eleven a.m., this is my free period. Before I start preparing my next period, I go to t he staff room and fix myself a cup of tea. The French assistant isn’t here, this is my lucky day. I don’t really like her, and she is feeling homesick...

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Winter’s Tale

Winter’s Tale

Glasgow Amélie Everything is swirling around me. It’s one of those fucking days when I can’t say what’s right and what’s wrong. I’m exhausted, I don’t know how come. It’s dark far too early, it seems that we have entered a long time of everlasting night....

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Glasgow loves shopping

Glasgow loves shopping

Glasgow Amélie I am walking down Buchanan Street with Claire. It's Saturday, she is not working this afternoon, so let's stick to Glasgow's new slogan: « Glasgow loves shopping ». We decide we've got to visit Primark first. The place where all girls and...

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