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Who Do You Think You Are?

Brian Langston, writer, performance coach and psychological profiler living in Hérault examines the science behind our personality and preferences and explores how we can find out more about ourselves and…

The smell of grass by Carol Seaforth

Some twelve years ago, I moved to France. No particular reason, I just fancied a change of country. After my first year of residence, I was asked what did I…

Haribo: 20 years of fun by Andrée Avogadri

The Haribo Sweet Museum is celebrating its 20th birthday this year, and to mark the event, the popular museum based in Uzès (Gard) is featuring games, competitions, activities, tastings throughout…

Foreign Affairs by Bernice Clark

Marmite — an answer frequently given by the English when considering foods they miss abroad.   There was a time when finding a shop selling Marmite in Languedoc was nigh…

Culture, kids and international education by Metrice Harris-Weedman

There are certainly plenty of downsides to the nomad lifestyle many of us have chosen. We miss weddings, births, and funerals; our children don’t always get a chance to grow…

Coooeee to all the expats. Where do you all go ? by Loren Cowley

On the last week of August, Jacques and I took our usual flight route from London, Luton back to our hometown of Nîmes, Garons. As the final stages of our…

Children’s guide to dining by Liz Payne

Rule number one is eat your meals while seated at a tableNot on your lap watching TV or perching on a cableFollowing this first rule, you can keep neatWith much…

8 reasons to visit Le Pays d’Uzès by Paulina Chudzik

I remember perfectly the evening in February when I found out that I would be moving again to the South of France to do my internship. I started to dance…

The Fashion Newds! by Richard Simpson Birks

For all you serious fashion lovers I can confirm that the coming trend for the new season is the nude: very revealing of course, and indeed refreshingly cheap! The word…

Léo Lelée - Illustrating Arlesian traditions by Janice Lert

No one, not even Vincent Van Gogh, has ever captured in pictures the soul of the inhabitants of the region around Arles as well as Léo Lelée. And Lelée was…

A bible carved from stone: the Abbey Church of Saint-Gilles by Janice Lert

The little town of Saint-Gilles has a long and prestigious past. It is hard to believe that this town was once an important port. Actually an old branch of the…

Let's talk about Saint Giles! by Janice Lert

An interview with Philippe Brunel, director of the Saint-Gilles Tourist Office.  

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