Looking back at a year in Grenoble, the myriad good (and bad) experiences, and the many lessons I’ve learnt… … More A year in Grenoble…
Less than an hour from Grenoble, the Château de Vizille ticks all the boxes of a fairy tale castle, and comes with a museum dedicated to the French Revolution. Little wonder that I keep going back… … More Fairy tale Castle (Almost) In My Backyard…
A visit to Maison Bergès, also known as the Musée de la Houille Blanche, the family home of Aristide Bergès, famous French hydraulic engineer and industrial papermaker. … More An Immersion in Wallpapers, Art Nouveau and Hydroelectricity
2021 has been a year of madness, marked by packing, unpacking, moving in and out of houses…and mastering all kinds of household appliances, of which ovens have given me quite a few gray hair! … More A year of packing…and mastering ovens!
A story about shoes, global warming and the importance of agility, whether in something relatively inconsequential as my attire for the day, or something as important as the next steps in our startup. … More Lessons In Agility Courtesy Global Warming
« Au bout de chaque rue, une montagne… » / “At the end of every street is a mountain…” – Stendhal, 1783-1842 The very mountains that captured my heart when I landed in Grenoble in 2009. I could see them from the window of my bedroom, from my classroom, from the windows of the bus … More Grenoble, where there’s a mountain at the end of every street
When we planned our trip to France, I had images of speeding across the French countryside in comfortably seated in a TGV towards my beloved Grenoble. Little did I know that a grève nationale was going to interfere with my grand plans. A nation wide strike of the SNCF was announced a few weeks before … More Traveling in France during a nation wide strike of the SNCF