Dec 302009

(asked by Sarah, from New York) Do you think a blog in French to ask an American questions would have a lot of interest? I find it interesting that even though Americans have a lot of negative stereotypes on France, we are very nostalgic and interested in their culture. But, I don’t the impression that the French would be as interested.  Guess what… A little while after starting this blog, I wondered the same thing, and I started that blog. [Read the rest]

Dec 252009

(asked by Sarah, from New York) First of all, Sarah, and everybody else, make sure that you have a comment to write as well as some questions, you don’t write them together as I’ll have to either not treat your question as its own post, or -as in this case- I won’t be able to publish the comment, and will have to either edit the whole thing, or keep even if it seems a little bit out of context. Thanks [Read the rest]

Dec 152009

(asked by Nicky from somewhere) I am a qualified & experienced counselor, what do you think are my chances of finding work in France? My parents have lived there for 7 years, near Perpignan and I am hoping to move over at some point soon. Any help and suggestions will be gratefully received! Regards Er… A counselor in what? Unless I’m missing something, don’t you think you’re a little bit too vague for me to be able to answer your [Read the rest]

Dec 132009

(asked by Kimberly from the US) This is not really a question about paying. I love your blog by the way. I am a total Francophile, I have been in love with France and French history ever since I was a little girl, and actually I think I influenced my children. Eeek. One of my daughters has taken 8 years of French and is now in Lyon getting ready to move there to get her Masters. THAT’S Living Vicariously.Okay, so [Read the rest]

Dec 072009

(asked by Ravi from the UK) Hello,I can’t understand why the French, especially those in Paris hate the British so much. Despite the historical wars of CENTURIES ago, we have been through so much together, especially during the World Wars. We have worked together since then, the Channel Tunnel being an example. Many French citizens work in Great Britain and many Brits visit or settle as expats in France. The attitude of the average Paris born person is ridiculous and [Read the rest]