The “escalade”: a Genevan tradition

This weekend, in Geneva, it was the escalade. But you're probably wondering: what is the escalade? Historical background The escalade is a genevan tradition dating back to 1602. Back then, the duchy of Savoie had already tried to conquer Geneva several times (fun fact: at the time Geneva wasn't in Switzerland and Savoie wasn't in... Continue Reading →

Line Webtoon

Hi! I know I haven't posted in the last few months but from now on I'll try to write articles regularly again. In this post, I'm going to talk about a website called Webtoon. Presentation Line Webtoon is a website on which you can read webcomics for free. You can not only find american-style comics... Continue Reading →

An amazing birthday

Yesterday was my birthday! It was really fun! You could say my birthday already started a week ago: that's when I got my first present. A little before December, I had asked my maternal grandmother if she could make me a cosplay of Ruby Rose, my favorite character from RWBY. I had told her she... Continue Reading →

RWBY: an American series

Today I'm going to talk about my favorite series at the moment, RWBY. RWBY (pronounced "Ruby") is an american series that was at first written and directed by the late Monty Oum. Since his death, the writing and direction has been passed on to Kerry Shawcross and Miles Luna. Story In the first episode, you... Continue Reading →

The “Chandeleur”, a French tradition

Last Friday, it was the "chandeleur". For christians, it means when Jesus was presented at a temple. But for the non christian French people, it is also an important event: the "Chandeleur" is traditionally celebrated by... eating pancakes! I was curious as to where this tradition came from, so I looked it up and here's... Continue Reading →

An austrian drink: Kinderpunsch

In winter, it's often very cold. What better way to warm ourselves than with a warm drink? Of course, the most common one is hot chocolate, but in Austria, there is another drink that is often found in places like christmas markets: punsch. Punsch is an alcoholic drink, but younger persons aren't forgotten: there exists... Continue Reading →

A christmas story

I had written this story for Christmas. Story I smiled. I was standing in front of the Christmas tree that I had just finished decorating. It was Christmas eve and I was waiting for my family, which was coming home soon. I sat on the sofa and waited impatiently. Suddenly, I noticed something strange on... Continue Reading →

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