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Ma Vie Française #3: Author Angela Wren

Today, I continue my occasional interview series with people who have made their life in France or who have a particular attachment to it. Author Angela Wren is in the latter category. Let’s find out why she finds France so … Continue reading

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17 Years in France: What’s Changed Since 1997?

Well, I’m 17 years older. And I don’t want to think about how old I will be in 17 years’ time. So let’s look back instead and think about what’s changed here since 1997. Yesterday was the anniversary of the … Continue reading

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How to Tell La Rentrée is Here

Actually, I’m a bit behind the times. La rentrée (end of holidays, back to school, work etc) really started last week. However, you notice its continuing effects for a while afterwards. It’s more of an institution in France than in … Continue reading

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Why Living in France is Like Marriage

Keep scrolling down for my reflections on why living in France is like marriage. Today I’m taking part in an expat blog hop. What’s that, you ask? I was only dimly aware of them myself until recently, when blogging pal … Continue reading

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