Tag Archives: French

Bi-lingual, to be, o no ser.

After having lived for nearly 15 years in France, the majority of them in a totally “French” lifestyle, I consider myself to be comfortable in the language. My social life is almost exclusively French, there are no non Frenchies that … Continue reading

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You don’t drink tea?

On arriving in France nearly 10 years ago, my biggest fear was the language. I spoke less than schoolboy French, and my partner at the time spoke even less. I was determined to speak the language though, and threw myself … Continue reading

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What do I miss from England?

Although widely travelled, my home was generally, for the vast majority of my adult life, in England, until the day in 2004 I upped sticks and moved to France. If we take my children and grandchildren as a given, nine … Continue reading

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