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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

This post was first written as a contribution to a blog hop in which I took part in 2012.  Dr Johnson once described second marriage as, “The triumph of hope over experience.” Moving to France after falling out of love … Continue reading

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