Where there’s Smoke…Beware of the Smoke Detector Scam
Another Seasonal Hazard in SW France: Mosquitoes
How to Queue in France
The Good French Pedestrian
Maiden Name or Married Name?
To Crèche or Not To Crèche
Two Rants in One Week – Électricité de France and Health Bureaucracy
Bouquet of Barbed Wire
Carte de Séjour – French Identity Card: Round 1
Don’t Hold Your Breath – the French Breathalyser Saga
Customer Service (?) in France
Let’s Stub it Out!
Giving Cold Callers the Cold Shoulder
14 years today plus a word in praise of EDF
Ten reasons not to have a swimming pool
A lexicon of French builder-speak
French sanitary arrangements: NOT one of the reasons I moved to France
You can bank on bureaucracy in France
Shopping in France # 2: Customer service
How to drive like the French
The good guest guide
Sexism is alive and well in France
Maybe la chasse isn’t such a bad thing…
Votes for expats?
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