“Bonjour, un café, s’il vous plaît!” Growing up in France, good manners, politeness, and étiquette is a way of life or savoir-vivre dating back to the noblesse and bourgeoisie. In terms of politeness at home and especially in public, little … Continue reading Bonjour, un café, S’il Vous Plait!
For the French in me, nothing spells summer or vive l’été, aside from the fragrance of my Tahitian Monoi, than the provincial flavors of Pissaladière with a side of Salade Nicoise and to top is off a Sorbet Cassis all … Continue reading Do you play Pétanque?
The Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Houston coordinates the French Cultures Festival (FCF) along with its 30+ cultural and educational partner institutions in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. This event brings awareness that French is spoken all over the world in … Continue reading 2021 French Cultures Festival
Each year the Newport Beach Film Festival presents signature international film events that spotlight cinema, culture, cuisine, music, and performances. From April 23rd-30th, 2020, (event rescheduled due to concerns with COVID-19 ) August 6-13, 2020 the 21st Annual Newport Beach … Continue reading 21st Annual Newport Beach Film Festival – French Spotlight – Save the Date
Flashback April 29, 2011 – Hello World! Bonjour Tout le Monde! Today I am officially a “blogger” or une “blogueuse” Today is a BIG day! C‘est un grand jour ! for many reasons, after many, many months of pondering what the heck I would … Continue reading Hello World! Bonjour !