• week 1 (jan. 01-05)back to france after spending a couple of days in belgium at elodie's; took relaxing bath + read fried green tomatoes; cute text from julie; set up a "music and relaxation" corner in my living room; started a 30-day yoga journey; alice telling me she knew whether the baby she's expecting is a boy or a girl and being the first person she tells it to; talked matthieu and julie on the phone.
  • week 2 (jan. 06-12)got new armchair and rearanged my living room a little bit; ate a delicious veggie burger; played board games with friends; cooked homemade falafel for the first time; got a cute new piece of furniture for my living room; first full week at work with no "incident" whatsoever; received a cute text from alice; ate twelfth night cake with friends.
  • week 3 (jan. 13-19)slept in freshly cleaned sheets; introduced the manchester trip to an audience of very enthusiastic students; took care of my plants; had a yoga class with a new teacher; baked delicious chocolate and hazelnut biscuits.
  • week 4 (jan. 20-26)gave alicia a ride home and had a nice conversation with her in the car; saw the teaser for the first kaamelott movie after more than 10 years of waiting; ate a veggie burger with my friends; had élodie over and talked for ages at night instead of going to sleep; ate ramen with élodie, camille & maurine; had a huge brunch at a cute restaurant together; bought new houseplants and had my friends over for tea.
  • week 5 (jan. 27-feb. 02)planned our trip with my mum; bought a new pair of shoes; saw a play with my friends; gorillaz releasing "momentary bliss"; ate raclette and played board games; watched the final episodes of the good place and bojack horseman; made lemony pancakes.
  • week 6 (feb. 03-09)tired a new homemade vegetarian chili recipe; got invited over for diner at my friend's; took a mindful walk in the sun; ate chana dahl; spent a day out with maurine, had a piece of vegan cheesecake and bought a cute frodo-inspired shirt at the thrift store; went to a second hand record fair; started watching a cute cartoon show.
  • week 7 (feb. 10-16)saw several rainbows; finished the song of achilles; saw orion and the big dipper and the full moon; woke up to the sound of birds for the first time in months; went to liverpool and assisted our guide with the music during the magical mystery tour; took my colleagues to my favourite bookshop in liverpool; a student gave me a drawing of the beatles for my classroom; seeing them all smile and laugh and be happy; visited the brontë parsonage museum and dressed up with my colleagues; playing games of uno with my students; took a hike around windermere lake; bought a present for julie.
  • week 8 (feb. 17-23)got a cute message from véronique; saw julie again; visited vienna with her and my mum; saw "the kiss" by gustav klimt in a museum; laughed with julie so hard we cried and our bellies hurt; ate amazing cakes and pastry in the "café central"; bought a cute rainbow moneybox; took hundreds of silly pictures with my sister; saw that my mum was healing and feeling much better than she did on our last trip; got my hair cut; went for a drink with friends; went for a walk in a park with céline and maurine; did origami in a cute café with maurine; bought a new plant.
  • week 9 (feb. 24-mar. 01)bought a nintendo switch and two video games; got a bouquet of beautiful dried flowers; cried at the cuteness of elsa and anna in "forest of shadow"; my yoga teacher came back from her vacations so i could do my first session at her studio in weeks; invited 5 friends over for dinner and cooked a meal i'd never tried before; got a cute pictures of delicious-looking pancakes from blandine; booked train tickets to see my london family again soon; gorillaz releasing "désolé" + hearing damon (trying to) sing in french; saw "waitress" in london with gavin creel and sara bareilles; saw "the book of mormon" for the 13th time with a cover as elder cunningham; saw a fantastic production of "cyrano de bergerac" with james mccavoy in the title role and getting a much better seat that what i'd paid for; ate japanese curry and a caramel doughnut; talked with a nice old lady in pret; bought a lot of new books.
  • week 10 (mar. 02-08)found a cute present from anne-françoise in my pigeonhole on monday morning; started the week by realising how good i'm doing at letting go, relaxing and keeping anxiety at bay thanks to my daily yoga and meditation practices ♡; saw some of my favourite students again and had a nice conversation with them; a girl told me she'd missed me; started re-decorating my classroom with musical flyers and students' drawings; bought a ticket for damon's future project in paris; got my plane tickets for nyc; saw romane again and had a cheese dinner with her and camille; went to a board game bar/cafe with friends; received lovely compliments from students; had a big party at school with colleagues and students; spent sunday afternoon with friends and ate onigiri from a new japanese cafe.
  • week 11 (mar. 09-15)got a phonecall from my cousin; saw the super moon and did some moon salutations ♡; continued decorating my classroom and rearanged my desk; had dinner at amandine's and played board games with everyone; played board games with my youngest students because there wasn't enough of them to teach.
  • week 12 (mar. 16-22)took being locked inside as an opportunity to sleep in, clean my house, and wear yoga clothes all day; remote teaching being hard and tedious but also a way to develop some new professional skills; finally completely turned off heating; baked chocolate cookies; moved my plants around and observed how much they enjoyed their new spot in the sun; watched a silly cooking show with my friends online; watched a movie online with elodie.
  • week 13 (mar. 23-29)hearing my downstairs neighbour practicing the guitar and improving their skills each day; received very cute and understanding messages from lovely students; elsa growing a new leaf; having a chat with my next-door neighbour; called my brother and my sister-in-law.
  • week 14 (mar. 30-apr. 5)finished reading "war and peace"; my step-mum sent pictures of my cat; being impressed by how much some of my students have improved; drew a cute picture of my favourite characters even though i had not touched a pencil in more than a year; painted my plain pots and made them super cute; spent over an hour on the phone with julia; slept in and had a "spa day" at home.
  • week 15 (apr. 6-12)went out of the house to do my weekly shopping wearing only a light jacket; cooked homemade kare rice; listened to my favourite music and discovering new songs for days on end; dancing alone in my living room and having fun; made a huge list of books i'm going to buy from camille as soon as we're allowed to go outside; gorillaz released a beautiful and dreamy new song that fits my current mood perfectly; finished an embroidery work; julie and i recording silly video of ourselves to make each other laugh; tried a new apple crumble recipe.
  • week 16 (apr. 13-19)started getting rid of the ugly and damaged wallpaper in my flat; anna's leaves finally coming up; ate strawberries for the first time of the year; baked a strawberry shortcake.
  • week 17 (apr. 20-26)played a lot of animal crossing new horizons; played online with my sister and laughed so much with her on the phone that we cried; talked to my brother and my sister-in-law on the phone and she told me i'd get a surprise soon; baked lemon drizzle; played animal crossing with élodie and rey, gave each other tons of in-game presents and visited each other's islands.
  • week 18 (apr. 27-may. 03)received an adorable letter from fanny; went back to remote teaching and got cute emails from my students; videochatted with my family and friends for my birthday; got a cute letter in the mail; shigeo finally gowing a new baby leaf.
  • week 19 (may. 04-10)saw that elsa was growing new leaves again; had a long video conversation with a friend while drinking homemade smoothie; read a particularly good book; had fun with my sister and a friend of hers in acnh; made my brother laugh.
  • week 20 (may. 11-17)played old animal crossing games with julie and laughed over our silly private jokes; went to the garden centre and bougth 2 new plants + supplies to repot the ones i have; bought new books; read "la mémoire de babel" and absolutely loved it; got an ethusiastic email from a student about pride; watched damon livestream songs from his new project.
  • week 21 (may. 18-24)did a particularly relaxing and satisfying yoga + meditation session; called my step-mother to talk about cats and gardening; cried while reading my friend's first text after she's given birth and seeing a picture of her baby ♡; ate ice cream and takeaway thaï with camille and maurine.
  • week 22 (may. 22-31)véro invited me to spend the summer holiday at her place and told me "my bedroom was waiting for me"; explored a new aspect of my yoga practice; cured my fear of the dentist.
  • week 23 (jun. 01-07)got back to my yoga class at the studio; finally took care of some paperwork i'd been putting off for a year; saw some colleagues/friends again for the first time since before lockdown; saw blandine again and ate pancakes; played acnh with élodie and rey and had a little pride celerabtion on my island.
  • week 24 (jun. 08-14)received the sweetest email from a student thanking me for all i've done for them; got another message from a student wishing me a happy pride month; went back to school and saw some of my students again, which felt better than i would've imagined; bought a new plant; built a new piece of furniture for my living room with blandine and ate crêpes; gorillaz releasing a new song; saw that my plant katsuya was finally recovering from the mealybugs attack and even growing a new leaf.
  • week 25 (jun. 15-21)spent the day helping my friend camille and ate my first hamburger in months; finished la passe-mirroir; bought a new video game for my nintendo switch; talked about cooking and gardening with my granny; shared food, wine and conversation with friends.
  • week 26 (jun. 22-28)learned to refine some of my yoga skills; received a cute text from a friend telling me she left a surprise for me in my pingeonhole; came up with a perfect recipe; bought a new face mask; went for drinks to the garden centre with a friend and bought two plants that had been on my wishlist for ages; got tickets to see damon next year ♡.
  • week 27 (jun. 29-jul. 05)ate pizza with my colleagues for lunch; played games in english with my students and saw that they've actually improved with me; cooked veggie paella and spent the afternoon with blandine; made silly memes with my sister to make each other laugh; felt very confindent and happy with my job for maybe the first time; had a super productive day; received emails from lovely students thanking me; spent the day with friends, ate delicious food and bought new houseplants.
  • week 28 (jul. 06-12)booked train tickets to see my friends in dordogne next month; saw a gorgeous sunset from my window and felt at peace; challenged myself to a more advanced yoga lesson and immediately felt the benefits from it in my body; saw my dad and step-mum again for the first time since january; read a book in the garden; helped my step-mum repotting her plants.
  • week 29 (jul. 13-19)went to the beach and ate ice cream with my mum and julie ♡; treated my dad to an dinner at an indian restaurant we wanted to try out; found one of the plants on my wishlist in the garden centre with my step-mum; had dinner and caught up with my brother and my sister-in-law ♡ (and felt incredibly proud of them); cuddled with my cat for hours; visited my grandparents and saw the impressive family tree one of our relative had been working on for years; saw lovely pictures of my grandparents when they were young; my grandma gave me tons of cuttings from her plants; gave presents to my grandparents and saw how genuinely happy they were that i had thought about them; took julie out for cinnamon rolls and coffees; spent time with my childhood friend, ate pizza and took an evening walk reminiscing about the past in our childhood village; met my friend's baby daughter for the first time and held her in my arms; took my sister with me for a week in Lille together.
  • week 30 (jul. 20-26)spent the day in a beautiful park with my sister and friends, eating a picnic, enjoying nature and playing games; ate dinner with Blandine at her apartment; went to Dunkirk for the first time and sang along to Hamilton in the car on the way back; cooked a delicious meal for Julie and went to an amazing Lebanese restaurant with friends for dinner; baked a carrot cake with my sister; rewatched the kung-fu panda movies together and bawled our eyes out during the second one; went to Arras and bought a present for my sister; watched Hamilton together; took Julie to Brussels, had lunch at Wagamama, bought a beautiful jigsaw puzzle, and took nice pictures together; rewatched the first season of gravity falls together; julie drew adorable pictures for me; gorillaz releasing "pac-man" + listened to it for the first time with my sister; laughed more during a single week with her than i had since the beginning of the year; made her vegan pancakes for breakfast; bought new plants that my sister helped me name; got back to my parents and surprising my sister by taking her to my brother's before saying goodbye; unexpectedly seeing my stepsister for the first time this year.
  • week 31 (jul. 27-aug. 02)spent the day reading in my parents' garden and cuddling with my cat; did yoga for the first time in a week; ate burgers with my dad and step-mum; bought my ticket to see gorillaz next summer; bought a cute present for my brother and a new video game; spent the day with my mum and my sister; ate crêpes at a restaurant.
  • week 32 (aug. 03-09)the bittersweet feeling when i went back to the streets, cafés and shops i used to see every day just over a year ago; my friends giving me a lovely belated birthday present; spending my days doing nothing, sleeping in, reading, learning to play new card games, eating my véro's delicious food and enjoying the views on the vineyards around her house; got my hair trimmed by pansy; received an adorable text from kate; celebrated miranda's birthday in the garden around a huge table lit by lanterns in the trees; drank good wine all week; spent hours looking at the stars, the milky way, and mars, and listening to my friend's cousin telling us about the constellations and the names of all the stars; listened to miranda playing the guitar and sing for her friends; went to a cute village and had salted caramel ice cream; ate chips with everyone before boarding the train; ate thai food and a delicious raspberry ice cream with camille and maurine who picked me up from the station; went to bed feeling unconditionally loved; went to a beautiful beach with my friends and spent the day doing nothing in the sun and swimming; admired a gorgeous sunset on the beach.
  • week 33 (aug. 10-16)worked on my jigsaw puzzle with camille and ate ice cream;
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