Archive for September, 2010

The joys of a Validation des Acquis Professionnels et Personnels

September 30th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comment, Features, Work & Study

Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple had to do a Validation des Acquis Professionnels et Personnels (VAPP) and survived to tell the tale. Here’s what happened and why.

“Strangers lost in the crowd” – Grenoble Life meets Remi Oudinot

September 25th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Features, Life & Culture

Grenoble Life talked to photographer Remi Oudinot ahead of his exhibition Mes Semblables, which runs at Librairie Arthaud throughout October.

French classes at the CUEF?

September 18th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comment, Features, Info & Advice

In August Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple found himself with time to burn and decided to enrol in French classes at the CUEF. Here’s what he has to say.

Grenoble Life meets Grenoble Daily Photo

September 14th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews

Grenoble Life’s James Dalrymple talks to blogger-photographer extraordinaire Gaëlle Brunet about Grenoble Daily Photo, music photography and her upcoming exhibition at Musée Dauphinois.

Ode to Grenoble … a city in crisis?

September 10th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comment, Features, Life & Culture

Mary Zaccai, international press officer at Grenoble Ecole de Management, hits back at the negative and sensationalist media coverage of recent events in Grenoble.

Introducing … Stephen William Rowe

September 8th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Features, Life & Culture

Stephen William Rowe is a Grenoble-based scientist and songwriter. He tells us about his musical influences, rhyming in French and looking for singers to perform his songs – a few of which we are streaming here.

A walk on the wild side: randonnée glaciaire around the Meije

September 7th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comment, Features, Life & Culture

Rebecca Skillman narrates the highs and lows of a walk on the wild side: a 3-day glacier hike roped to a mercurial mountain guide at an altitude of over 3000m.

Discover le Diois

September 3rd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Features, Info & Advice, Life & Culture

Resident Grenoble Life photographer Suzanne Bonnefond invites you to discover the Dios region of the Vercors mountains near Grenoble.

From Admission to Graduation: anticipating life in Grenoble

September 1st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comment, Features, Life & Culture

Joseph Schott has come from the USA, via Japan, to do an MBA at the Grenoble Graduate School of Business. We will be following him ‘From Admission to Graduation’ as he blogs on life and learning in the Capital of the Alps.