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gender equality in France; the flag; cultural diversity in France; being a waka-blonde in France; western superiority + decolonisation

I’ve been meaning to write about a whole range of things recently but I never seem to find myself with the time to just sit down and go for it.   3,660 more words

La Vie Francaise

It's time to move on, CAF

It’s time to move on.

I’m sorry that you have to find out like this. Again.

But you never pick up when I call. And I swore I’d never return to the place we once called our own, not even after all this time. 604 more words


Its actually kinda crazy to consider that my blog has been about for 2 years now…..wooah!

On top of my blog being in existence for 2 years, in a couple of weeks time I will have been living in France for the same amount of time.   1,664 more words

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Keep calm and carry on (as long as jesuischarlie.... otherwise keep quiet)

I’m quite fed up with the hypocrisy around this idea of freedom of expression.  I’m not going to go much into my own thoughts on the freedom of expression, I’ve already done that in my last blog “what a fuss about an omelette”, but I’m frustrated with the blatant hypocrisy that has been displayed in the week following the jesuischarlie march. 1,065 more words

La Vie Francaise

What a fuss about an omelette

I grew up going between different cultures. This upbringing taught me that everything in life is relative, including the fact that I believe this statement to be true. 1,289 more words

La Vie Francaise


It’s 8 January 2015. I’ve got lots of thoughts swirling around in my head with respect to the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris yesterday.  I want to make sense of my thoughts and come to some clarity on the issue. 1,320 more words

La Vie Francaise

A Christmas Treat In The French Style

Thanks to Sheridan Lowry of Life Pharmacy Queensgate for inviting us to speak at the Clarins Christmas Party VIP Client Event. All the guests were given a little taste of France with a homemade cocktail-size Camembert by Ruby Bay Dairy (us!) to take away. 66 more words

Les Gourmets!