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expat memoirs

Expat memoirs

Thinking of moving to France or just want a laugh? Expat memoirs are good for both. Learn from those who have gone before you and have lived through the ...

Book Corner 2018

Every Thursday in the Book Corner, we recommend 3 books we love in French or English or bilingual, for kids or adults, fiction or non. Many are books about ...
American Hospital in Paris

Bearing the Torch – the American Hospital of Paris during WWI

Since its inception, the American Hospital of Paris has played a unique role in French-American relations. World War I was no exception to the rule. On ...
Place des Etats-Unis

A Visit to the Place des Etats-Unis

Looking for a way to commemorate this particularly special Veteran’s Day which is the 100th anniversary of the armistice of WWI? Visit the Place ...

Political symbolism in France and the USA

Political symbolism in France and the USA explained: Left, right, blue, red, donkey, elephant, Democrats, Republicans ? Why do we use the terms LEFT AND ...

Valjean – Victor Hugo’s masterpiece on stage in English

THE PLAY Since Cosette – who married Marius, baron de Pontmercy – left, Jean Valjean lives alone. The old man, to whom life has lost its meaning, ...
Marianne

Marianne? A new version on the stamp

First of all who the à#@H!! is Marianne? She is one of the symbols, one of the incarnations of France! If you take a minute to look around you’ll ...
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