Tag Archives: la rentrée

Rentrée Time

Here we are in September again. How did that happen? Surely Easter was only last week. Actually, I don’t mind. This is my favourite month of the year, perhaps because I was born in September (cards and presents welcome). We … Continue reading

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Summer’s Lease Hath All Too Short a Date: La Rentrée

Yesterday, the summer holidays ended in France as children went back to school, people packed away their holiday gear for another year and workers prepared themselves for the routine of métro, boulot, dodo (subway, work, sleep). The eight weeks or … 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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