Visit the site www.modele-lettre-type.com for a variety of models of sample letters and contracts in French to help you deal with most ordinary and some extraordinary day to day situations. Complaining, applying for a job,…

Whether you are resident in France, buying a second home or intending to relocate in the future, life will be much easier if you have a French bank account, particularly if you are hoping to take out a loan or mortgage.

We asked just how much the Brexit vote had affected you as we celebrated (or commiserated) its three-month anniversary. The majority of you (63%) claimed that since the shock decision, Brexit had impacted you negatively…

First we had the ‘Recluse brun’ (brown recluse spider, fiddleback, or also known as the violin spider due to its shape and markings) spotted last year in the Gard and Herault departments, now it’s the ‘veuve noire’…

 with Gill Storey Autumn is the time for planting. There is an old Provencal saying: “Plantez avant la Sainte Catherine et vous auriez de bonnes racines” – plant before 25 November to have good roots.…

FRENCH POEMS LE SOIR with Gill Storey In July I talked about various movements which arose out of Romanticism, but later poets took up the cause of Symbolism (also known as the Decadents). They wished…

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