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Two Rants in One Week – Électricité de France and Health Bureaucracy

It’s a while since I had a rant. This week provided two opportunities. The first concerns Électricité de France (EDF), about whose emergency call-out service I have been complimentary in the past. The second is about the bureaucracy surrounding the … Continue reading

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Carte de Séjour – French Identity Card: Round 3

I need to point out that this series of three posts was written in 2013, so if you’re looking for information about how to apply for a carte de séjour, you need to contact your préfecture. Things have no doubt … Continue reading

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