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French ELVIS!

December 4, 2022

  Johnny Hallyday June 5th 1943 – December 6th 2017 Commemorating the 5th anniversary of the passing of “French Elvis”   In the ’70s when I was teaching at a…

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Swimwear for the Mature Woman!

November 20, 2022

“It’s about time that women of all ages, stages, sizes and shapes have the opportunity to feel great about themselves in their swimwear.”   For those of you planning a…

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Popular Street In Paris!

November 6, 2022

  To me, a perfect day in Paris is exploring one single street.   Naturally, most people who visit this city for the first time head to the grand and…

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Things To Do In Monaco!

October 23, 2022

  My last trip to Monaco was more than 40 years ago!   I was teaching English as a second language in Grenoble and jumped on a train at the…

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Favourite French Foods!

October 9, 2022

  *WINNER of the 3rd GIVEAWAY Draw for Annual Members is in this blog post! Is it you?   A few weeks ago I made a list of Ten French…

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Speaking French

September 25, 2022

  I don’t know if other Francophiles feel as I do BUT, however long I spend learning French, and I have spent a lifetime at it, I will never feel…

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Top 10 French Foods To Avoid

September 11, 2022

My love affair with Paris and France has a lot to do with French cuisine.   However, familiarizing myself with French food was a gradual process of discovery.   And…

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Hey! This is NOT Paris!

August 28, 2022

  Hey, this is NOT Paris was my first thought as I woke up one morning this summer.   I was sticky from the humidity, rocking slightly to the ebb…

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A Hill Top Village in France!

July 17, 2022

  I sometimes dream of a hilltop village in France and renting a pied-a-terre overlooking the Mediterranean sea.   I see myself spending a couple of months there soaking up…

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Yachting In The French Riviera?

June 26, 2022

  When you visit the Mediterranean, it is not hard to be swept up by the conspicuous wealth.   Nothing stands out more in that regard than the turquoise-watered marinas…

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