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  • New Book for ESL Teachers
    on Aug 1, 2016
    If you teach English to non-native speakers, or know someone who does, you may very well want to know about this book.It's called 'Hold The Line, Please' and was designed especially for language classes held...get this...over the phone!I suppose it c...
  • A chocolate thought for the day
    on Dec 29, 2015
    In all its various forms, chocolate must surely be one of the essential accompaniments to any end-of-year celebration, and the papillote, the sine qua non of the December holiday season in the Rhône-Alpes, is certainly no exception.Once again, these...
  • Cuisinez-vous le français? — A Review
    on Dec 14, 2015
    However you found your way to this post of GFiMP — whether you hopscotched from another blog, landed here by accident, or sought us out deliberately (thank you!) — chances are you too probably have a little bit of France in your pants.Maybe you k...
  • December 8 — Festival of Lights
    on Dec 8, 2015
    I've already posted about the Festival of Lights in Lyon (here), but the shows being cancelled this year due to the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November have made it all the more poignant. Lyon is still going to celebrate though, and pay homage...
  • Just Another Face
    on Nov 18, 2015
    Walking around my neighborhood last night I was thinking how refreshing it is that, despite the recent tragic events in Paris, people here, total strangers even, still have the courage to look one another in the eye, something I don't remember happen...
  • Paris — City of Love, City of Light
    on Nov 14, 2015
    "Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that.Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that."- Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Did You Know...? Part 14
    on Nov 10, 2015
    Throughout history the French have made quite a name for themselves, innovating and making discoveries that some say have changed the world.From Pasteurization (Louis Pasteur) and the aspirin (Charles Frédéric Gerhardt) to the first motion picture...
  • "Bon pied Bon oeil" Photo Competition
    on Oct 23, 2015
    The results are in!"Nature in the city" or "Urban Nature" was the theme of this year's contest sponsored by la Maison Rhodanienne de l'Environnement. 80+ participants submitted more than 120 photos between 20 March and 30 August.Winners were announce...
  • INCITY — Lyon's Newest Skyscraper
    on Apr 3, 2015
    Four years ago this month, when presenting Lyon's newest skyscraper, the Oxygen Tower (2010), I mentioned that the city also had plans to construct another in the Part-Dieu business district. You can read that post here.I also promised to give an upd...
  • Poisson d'Avril
    on Apr 1, 2015
    Happy April Fools' Day!In France, kids play jokes on people today by sticking a fish to someone's back then shouting Poisson d'Avril!.If you want to know why, check out this explanation.(image source: PublicDomainPicturesDomain.net - Eddie Fouse)...
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